Elementary School Information Sessions

Kindergarten Information Night was held on Jan. 27, 2020 at 7 p.m., at Washington-Liberty High School (1301 N. Stafford St.), where families learned about the registration process and and the neighborhood and option schools for the 2020-21 school year. Watch the Kindergarten Information Night video or view the PowerPoint presentation.

All Arlington elementary schools schedule school information sessions to:Principal with families

  • Enable parents and guardians to visit the schools, meet the principals, tour the buildings, see the schools “in action” and get a general sense of the personalities of each of the schools.
  • Information sessions are encouraged for parents or guardians who are considering a transfer to an elementary school other than their neighborhood school and for those who are considering applying to countywide option schools.
  • You may also visit individual school websites for any additional dates/events offered.

All information sessions are hosted at the individual schools as listed below.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

 9:15- 10:45 a.m. – Abingdon, Arlington Traditional, Ashlawn, Barcroft, Campbell, Claremont, Discovery, Drew, Fleet. Glebe, Key, Montessori Public School of Arlington, Tuckahoe  

12:45-2:15 p.m. – Jamestown, McKinley, Nottingham, Oakridge, Taylor

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

 9:15- 10:45 a.m. – Arlington Traditional, Barrett, Claremont, Key, Randolph, Taylor  

12:45-2:15 p.m. – Abingdon, Arlington Science Focus, Ashlawn, Barcroft, Carlin Springs, Discovery, Drew, Glebe, Hoffman-Boston, Long Branch, Montessori Public School of Arlington  

Thursday, April 2, 2020

 9:15 – 10:45 a.m. – Arlington Science Focus, Carlin Springs, Drew, Hoffman-Boston, Jamestown, Key, Long Branch, McKinley, Montessori Public School of Arlington, Nottingham, Oakridge  

12:45 – 2:15 p.m. – Arlington Traditional, Barrett, Campbell, Claremont, Fleet, Randolph, Tuckahoe

The following countywide schools will offer additional information sessions on the dates listed below:

Arlington Traditional School

Monday, February 24, 2020
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.  

Campbell Elementary School

Thursday, February 13, 2020
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
9 – 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
12:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, April 9, 2020
10 – 11:30 a.m. 

Key Immersion School

Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:30-7:30 p.m. 


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