Emergency Management

Arlington Public Schools works diligently on the safety and security of our facilities for our students, families, employees and visitors.  One of our top priorities is the safety and wellbeing of your student while at school.  With the support of our partners including Arlington County Police Department and Arlington County Fire and Rescue Department; Arlington Public Schools has a comprehensive safety, security, risk and emergency management plan that outlines our commitment and improvements that we are dedicated to.  To find out more about what Arlington Public Schools is committed to and what improvements we are dedicated to visit our Comprehensive Safety, Security, Risk and Emergency Management Plan website. 

Arlington Public Schools has developed information on how to prepare and respond to emergencies that may occur at school to include: building evacuation, severe weather, shelter-in-place procedures, lockdown procedures, violence, earthquakes and more.  Click here to learn how to respond to emergencies to may occur at school.

Emergencies strike with little to no notice, don’t hesitate – take a moment now to review emergency procedures for Arlington Public Schools.  We’ve made it easy for you to find the resources you need to prepare yourself for emergency situations that may arise at school.  Select the appropriate audience type from the options below to get started.

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Resources
The following resources are available to review and provided as best practices approaches to emergency response.

Print Materials
Contact Administrative Services to receive copies of:

Need More Help?
We understand this is a lot of information, and we’re here to help clear up any confusion or concerns.  If in doubt, we encourage you to contact Administrative Services at 703.228.6008.

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RT @VDSS: Emergency benefits will again be made available to Va. SNAP participants in July and automatically loaded to recipients' SNAP EBT…
Published July 02, 20 3:48AM
                                        
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Today we riterated that masks will be required, additional equipment is being purchased based on a public health matrix, amongst many more. We are committed to the health & safety of our students & staff. Start now w your student and yourself w wearing a mask for 8 hours a day. https://t.co/R0DyqDvbMQ
Published July 01, 20 7:58AM
                                        
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Followers: The superintendent provided to families and staff today a few updates on our health and safety plans for this school year, of which masks will be required and provided. Please join the organization meeting virtually tomorrow to get all the details and more. https://t.co/6uBB3Y6SCs
Published June 30, 20 3:06PM
                                        
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