School Board Receives Academic Performance Update

At Thursday night’s School Board meeting, staff presented an update on academic performance at APS. Dr. Tara Nattrass, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction, provided a summary of the recent data on student performance on the 2016 Standards of Learning (SOL) test results in reading, math, science and social studies.

APS Update about Water Testing in Schools

Recent press coverage about lead in drinking water at schools and cities around the nation has elevated public concern over this issue. Arlington County’s water system is regularly monitored and meets all state and federal drinking water standards.

Tdap Immunization Reminder and Clinic Dates

APS reminds parents and guardians that all incoming sixth grade students must provide documentation that they have received a Tetanus-Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) booster immunization before the first day of school.

APS Continues to Make Progress in Closing the Achievement Gap

On August 16, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released 2016 SOL results for all public school divisions and schools. Arlington Public Schools (APS) students continue to pass the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests at higher rates than their peers across Virginia.