World Languages


Registration is now open for Credit-By-Exam 2021. Registration will close on March 5th, 2021. This year the exam will be offered only to seniors and it will be limited to languages for which testing companies offer secure remote proctoring. Testing lasts 3 hours, approximately. Click here to register.

Annual Celebration of Arlington’s World Languages, Diversity, and Cultures.

National Foreign Language Week

March 1 – 7, 2021

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Annual Celebration - World Languages Celebration

Dear Students,

Due to COVID-19, this year’s event has been cancelled.  If you had already prepared paintings, drawings, videos, and poems for this year’s celebration, please do not hesitate to share your creative skills with The World Languages Office via email at We are looking forward to having students showcase their talents in 2021–2022 SY.

Congratulations! to APS German teacher Silke Reeves who received the Klett Award for the Outstanding Virginia Novice Teacher of German by the Virginia chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German. Learn more about Silke

German Teacher Silke Reeves
German Teacher Silke Reeves

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“Students communicating enthusiastically about a variety of topics and in multiple contexts while enriching their lives and preparing for a successful future.”

Announcements and Resources:

School Board Value:

“All APS students should be proficient in at least two languages upon graduation and should have access to world language proficiency programs regardless of school of attendance.” (adopted as part of the FLES matrix by the Board on December 16, 2010)



APS World Languages

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