Middle School Information Sessions

Update February 1, 2022: The lotteries for all secondary (middle and high) option school/program applications were held on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022. View the recording here.  Families will be notified of their acceptance or placement on the waitlist by the methods they selected through the online application portal (email or text) after 4 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022.

Update November 1, 2021: Virtual Middle School Information Night was held on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at 7 p.m.  Select the following links to view:


Following Virtual Middle School Information Night, each school hosts a school-based virtual information session to provide families the opportunity to meet the staff at the school, receive information about the school, and engage in a Q&A session. All families of rising middle school students are encouraged to attend one of these sessions; no RSVP is required.

View the information sessions by sessions the session links below. For the school-based information sessions that have already occurred, please select the information session links below to view the event recording.

Middle School Information Session Dates for SY 2022-2023

School Session Date Session Link
Dorothy Hamm Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m. DHMS Session
Gunston Jan. 19, 7 p.m. (Spanish) Gunston Session (Spanish)
Jan. 20, 7 p.m. (English) Gunston Session (English)
H-B Woodlawn Jan. 10, 7 p.m. H-B Woodlawn Session
Jefferson Jan. 11, 7 p.m.  Jefferson Session
Kenmore Jan. 19,  7 p.m. (Spanish) Kenmore Session (Spanish)
Jan. 12, 7 p.m. (English) Kenmore Session (English)
Swanson Jan. 13, 6:30 p.m. Swanson Session
Williamsburg Jan. 12, 7 p.m. Williamsburg Session

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