Eight Schools Receive Purple Star Designation

In addition to Veterans Day, November is the national recognition month for honoring our military families. This is the perfect time to celebrate our military-friendly schools!​​

The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military.​​

purple star symbolCongratulations to our eight newly designated Distinguished Purple Star Schools!​​

  • Arlington Career Center​
  • Arlington Traditional School​
  • Escuela Key Elementary​
  • Hoffman-Boston Elementary​
  • Kenmore Middle School​
  • Oakridge Elementary​
  • Swanson Middle School​
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School​

​*Discovery Elementary was the first APS school to receive Purple Star designation in 2019.​​