Arlington Public Schools shared two proposals for relocating some elementary schools in advance of the Fall 2020 Elementary Boundary Process. The proposals are posted online for community input and will be reviewed and potentially revised as APS gathers stakeholders’ ideas and suggestions
APS Unveils Two Proposals that Explore Moving Some Elementary Schools in 2021-22
Middle School Options & Transfers Information for SY 2020-21
For the 2020-21 secondary options and neighborhood transfers application process, there will be two separate application timelines for middles school option programs and neighborhood transfers.
Discovery Earns Virginia Purple Star Award
Discovery Elementary School was one of 123 schools to be recognized as a Purple Star school by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children.
Honors Band, Orchestra, and Chorus Begin Oct. 28
Auditions for Honors Band, Orchestra and Chorus begin on Mon, Oct. 28.
School Board Hears Update on Capital Projects and Changes to Project Funding for Dorothy Hamm Middle School and The Heights Building
At Thursday’s School Board meeting, staff presented updates on capital projects and proposed changes to the Dorothy Hamm Middle School and The Heights Building construction project funding. Both schools were completed on time to welcome students for the start of the 2019-20 school year and require additional funding for project completion.
School Board Appoints Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning
At tonight’s meeting, the School Board approved the appointment of Bridget Loft as the new Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.
Campbell Elementary School Receives Expeditionary Learning Education Credential for Excellence in Character and Scholarship
Campbell Elementary School today received an Expeditionary Learning (EL) Credential for Excellence in Character and Scholarship from EL Education, a leading K-12 education nonprofit working to close opportunity gaps.
APS Statement on Health Risks Associated with E-Cigarettes and Vaping
Arlington Public Schools, like schools across the country, is working to address the growing student health threat associated with increased use of e-cigarettes and vaping, also known as “JUULING” (pronounced Jeweling).
In-School Flu Shots Discontinued for 2019-20 School Year
Last November, you may recall that APS partnered with third-party vaccine provider, Healthy Schools (CareDox), to offer students free flu shots in our schools during the school day. We had plans to continue this offering for students this year; however, the provider notified us they are no longer able to provide this service in our area due to a restructuring of the company. We regret that we are not able to provide this service this year, and we are currently exploring new partners to work with us in the future.
APS On-Time Graduation Rate Remains High for Class of 2019
The APS On-Time Graduation Rate (OGR) for the Class of 2019 is 93%, (1,636 students), remaining consistently high with past year’s performance.