Options and Transfers

Options and TransfersAPS is not offering neighborhood transfers to elementary schools, but is now accepting online applications for elementary option schools, the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI), and Primary Montessori. Information on the available elementary option schools/programs and neighborhood transfers is available on the options and transfers webpage. The deadline to complete the application is April 15, 2019 at 4 p.m. The online application portal reference guide provides instructions on how to set up an account. For additional information or questions, please contact the APS Welcome Center at 703-228-8000 or schooloptions@apsva.us. Please visit the link below to access the online application portal to submit an application.

Online Application Portal

School Information Resources

Guidebook for Parents (SY 2019-20) – designed to assist parents by providing information about the options available to students, the countywide registration process and timelines for application.

School Board Options and Transfers Policy J-5.3.31 (PIP J-5.3.31) effective for admissions, options and transfers.

Pre-Kindergarten

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Secondary Lottery Information


For additional information or questions, please contact the APS Welcome Center at 703-228-8000 or schooloptions@apsva.us.