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School Year 2020-2021

Due to the pandemic, Arlington Public Schools will begin the 2020-21 school year in Full-Time Distance Learning, which begins on Tuesday, September 8. We are committed to providing students a quality educational experience, regardless of instructional model, and will work to meet the needs of each and every student. APS leaders will continue to monitor health conditions and work collaboratively with state and county health officials to review our plans and make adjustments as necessary.

Keep up-to-date with Arlington County’s Yorktown High School.

Yorktown High School

Yorktown’s primary goal is to provide all students a first-rate academic education while fostering the development of the whole child. This commitment is reflected in Yorktown’s unique social and emotional education (SEL) program, known as Yorktown ROCS – Respect Others, Your Community, and most of all, Yourself!. Yorktown has been recognized for this program as a “National School of Character” by the Character Education Partnership and with the Claudia Dodson Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award.

[This information is taken from Arlington County’s Public School Website]

Keep up-to-date with Arlington County’s Williamsburg Middle School.

Williamsburg Middle School

Williamsburg challenges students to learn in an interdisciplinary environment that is organized by teams within the school. Dedicated faculty and staff work with students in and out of the classroom providing a successful transition between elementary and high school. The school’s academic success can be attributed in large part to a highly-qualified, dedicated staff, and the strong support and active involvement of parents. Williamsburg prepares students for higher education by celebrating diversity, implementing character education, and providing staff and students with 21st-century technology.

[This information is taken from Arlington County’s Public School Website]

Keep up-to-date with Arlington County’s Discovery School.

Discovery Elementary School

Discovery Elementary School is a community for students, of students, and by students. It is the people, not the building: Our children, our professional educators and support providers, our families, and our network of colleagues and partners work together to ensure that every individual child’s needs are met and that all children fulfill their potential and achieve what they choose.

At Discovery Elementary School, children are challenged and encouraged to reach their highest potential through researched-based instructional practices. A rigorous academic curriculum is complimented by a focus on social and emotional wellness. Discovery Elementary School’s uniqueness evolves as committed staff, families, and members of the community model collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking.
[This information is taken from Arlington County’s Public School Website]