The Office of Minority Achievement is dedicated to helping students discover and utilize resources that will help them progress toward their personal goals. This department works to create an equitable, hospitable, safe, and inclusive environment for students, families, and staff. The goal of this work is to create culturally affirming spaces where openness, inclusiveness, respect, and appreciation for diversity of thought, values, cultures, learning styles, perceptions, and actions flourish.
Vision Statement: The Arlington Public Schools’ Office of Minority Achievement advances high expectations, facilitates equitable access, and remedies opportunity gaps for Black and Latino students, as well as those from other historically marginalized communities.
Mission Statement: The Office of Minority Achievement advances academic excellence for targeted students.
Our Commitment: The Office of Minority Achievement provides leadership and support in developing, creating, coordinating, and implementing services and programs for targeted students to meet high academic standards and achieve success.