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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Did we miss the weather alert @ReadyArlington? HERicane landing today through the end of the week. We are excited to see how things go and meet all the future female leaders of emergency management on Friday.
Published June 24, 19 4:04AM
                                        
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What’s your plans for this gorgeous Saturday and the first day of summer for our students and teachers? Spending time running the national mall, are you sleeping in, or maybe just maybe you’re updating your @ReadyArlington Arlington Alert account with your latest info. https://t.co/d7pxHoEYDF
Published June 22, 19 6:17AM
                                        
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Congratulations to all the school and grade promotions. Job well done to our graduates of 2019. As summer is so close we can taste it, remember emergencies can happen at any time so be prepared even when you’ve left us for the summer or left us for bigger and better things. https://t.co/hzmzJiI9vA
Published June 21, 19 6:38AM
                                        
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Tonight @APSVaSchoolBd will bear information on the hard work staff have been doing to update and enhance the safety and security policies, even making them easier to understand and reference. Information will be the last item on the agenda for tonight.
Published June 18, 19 2:16PM
                                        
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RT @ReadyArlington: Do you own a bike? Have you thought how you could use it in the event of an emergency?? #DRTArlington2019 is an obstac…
Published June 14, 19 9:34AM
                                        
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