Pre-K & Elementary Options & Transfers Application Data School Year 2019-20

Pre-K Montessori, VPI and Elementary Option School Application Information for School Year 2019-20

On Monday, April 15, the APS Elementary Option Schools, Pre-K Montessori, and the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) applications closed for families. The Welcome Center facilitated the lottery for Elementary Option Schools/Programs on April 23 and Pre-K Programs on April 24. Families were notified via email and/or text message of their status on May 1. Parents must confirm or decline attendance to the school(s) or program(s) to which their students have been accepted no later than May 15, 2019. Students who applied, but were not selected through the lottery process, will be placed in numerical order on a wait list. Applications received after the deadline are placed at the bottom of the existing wait list for the upcoming school year. Additional information is available on the How to Apply page. For any questions or additional information requests, please call 703-228-8000 or email schooloptions@apsva.us.

The following is the application numbers for the 2019-20 school year:

Elementary Option Schools

Arlington Traditional School

Grade Seats Offered Number of Applicants VPI Students Admitted Siblings Waitlist
K 94 412 32 31 278
 
1 0 147 4 135
 
2 0 96 3 91
 
3 0 68 4 66
 
4 2 56 5 51
 
5 0 30 1 27

Campbell Elementary School

Grade Seats Offered Number of Applicants VPI Students Admitted Siblings Waitlist
K 69 258 29 27 156
 
1 0 60 2 49
 
2 6 39 2 31
 
3 4 28 1 20
 
4 3 24 0 20
 
5 3 11 0 8

Montessori Public School of Arlington

Grade Seats Offered Number of Applicants VPI Students Admitted Siblings Waitlist
1 40 102 24 4 55
 
2 5 36 1 30
 
3 5 20 0 15
 
4 0 22 0 20
 
5 0 10 0 10

Claremont Immersion

Grade Seats Offered Number of Applicants VPI Students Admitted Siblings Waitlist
K (Spanish) 72 43 20 12 0
 
K (Non-Spanish) 72 182 11 33 103
 
1 (Spanish) 5 8 0 2
 
1 (Non-Spanish) 0 43 1 33
 
2 0 26 0 19
 
3 0 19 0 14
 
4 0 15 0 10
 
5 0 7 0 6

Key Immersion

Grade Seats Offered Number of Applicants VPI Students Admitted Siblings Waitlist
K (Spanish) 72 35 18 13 0
 
K (Non-Spanish) 72 114 8 27 41
 
1 (Spanish) 0 0 0 0
 
1 (Non-Spanish) 0 23 0 18
 
2 3 18 0 8
 
3 8 14 0 0
 
4 4 16 0 4
 
5 0 2 0 1

Seats Offered: number of seats available at each school and/or program based on the Superintendent’s Annual Update to the School Board on enrollment and projections.
Number of Applicants: number of students who applied to each program within the application window (February 1, 2019- April 15, 2019). The same student is included more than once if the family applied to more than one option and/or program.
Students on Waitlists: includes all students waitlisted as of May 9, 2019. Please note that waitlists have moved as families accept seats and they are withdrawn from all other waitlists or if a family cancels their application after they were waitlisted.
VPI/Siblings: please note that some siblings are counted twice since they attended the VPI Program at ATS; therefore, receiving both priorities.


Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI)

Elementary School Seats Offered Number of Applicants Students on Waitlists
Abingdon 32 46 11
ATS 32 211 105
Ashlawn 16 18 1
Barcroft 32 46 7
Barrett 42 46 1
Campbell 48 174 67
Carlin Springs 58 60 2
Claremont 32 144 58
Drew 26 26 0
Fleet 32 36 1
Hoffman-Boston 52 76 19
Key 32 85 34
Long Branch 32 29 0
Oakridge 16 25 5
Randolph 44 55 6

Number of Applicants: number of students whose required documents were verified by school options within the application window (February 1, 2019- April 15, 2019) and participated in the lottery. The same student might be included in more than once if the family applied to their neighborhood program and more than one option school/program.
Students on Waitlists: includes all students waitlisted as of May 9, 2019. Please note that waitlists have moved as families accept seats and they are withdrawn from all other waitlists or if a family cancels their application after they were waitlisted.


Pre-K Montessori

Barrett Elementary School

Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings Waitlist
3-year-olds 8 52 2 43
4-year-olds 0 37 0 29
5-year-olds 0 13 0 9

Carlin Springs Elementary School

 Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings  Waitlist
3-year-olds 8 62 3 47
4-year-olds 0 37 0 26
5-year-olds 0 19 0 11

Discovery Elementary School

 Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings  Waitlist
3-year-olds 10 52 4 40
4-year-olds 0 29 0 27
5-year-olds 0 13 0 8

Fleet Elementary School

 Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings  Waitlist
3-year-olds 13 105 9 82
4-year-olds 2 62 0 42
5-year-olds 1 31 0 21

Jamestown Elementary School

 Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings Waitlist
3-year-olds 24 61 6 31
4-year-olds 5 56 2 46
5-year-olds 0 26 0 19

Oakridge Elementary School

 Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings Waitlist
3-year-olds 14 94 4 70
4-year-olds 4 68 0 53
5-year-olds 1 47 0 36

Montessori Public School of Arlington

 Age Seats Offered Number of Applicants Siblings Waitlist
3-year-olds 48 280 9 189
4-year-olds 5 181 3 128
5-year-olds 18 110 0 72