Options and Transfers

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APS Now Accepting Online Applications for Elementary Option Schools

  • Applicants will be able to save and return to their application.
  • Applicants will be able to print their responses.
  • Applicants can access their responses to their application through a link in the confirmation email.
  • Gmail has a filter on K-12 Insight. Applicants with a Gmail address should check their spam folders if they do not receive the automated confirmation email within 24 hours.
  • VPI and Pre-K Montessori are not available through this online application, and are available in paper form at the APS Welcome Center (2110 Washington Blvd).
  • Families should call the APS Welcome Center at 703-228-8000 or email schooloptions@apsva.us for any questions related to the elementary option schools application.

Guidebook for Parents (SY 2017-18) – designed to assist parents by providing information about the options available to students, the countywide registration process and timelines for application.

School Board Policy 25-2.2 Options and Transfers effective for admissions, options and transfers for SY 2018-19

Pre-Kindergarten

Elementary School

Middle School

High School


For additional information, please contact the Department of School and Community Relations at 703-228-6005.