Our role at ACPS is to keep our students safe and able to learn at all times. In light of recent discussions around immigration, ACPS has been taking actions to make sure that these values are upheld, in line with our policies on harassment, bullying, inclusiveness and equity.
Meet the first half of the teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. Next week we will introduce the second half of the teachers that were nominated in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner, which will be announced in March.
Students from the International Academy at T.C. Williams High School have partnered with the Young Playwright’s Theater to adapt their unique stories of struggle and immigration published in a book last year into productions for the stage.
Students in Alexandria Symphony’s Sympatico program at John Adams Elementary School are composing their own original work as part of a week-long intensive workshop this week.
New elementary school boundaries have been approved by the School Board and will be implemented in Fall 2018. In addition, School Board policies affecting whether a student is affected by redistricting or not have been implemented. View an interactive map and a policy chart to see how your child may be impacted.
See how schools throughout ACPS are celebrating Black History Month through art, music and writing and with special guests.
ACPS inducted five outstanding athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night, including a star player in the 1971 State Championship football team memorialized in Remember the Titans and a student from the all-black Parker-Gray High School who went on to coach football in the Olympics.
Congratulations to three ACPS teachers who have received or renewed their National Board Certification – the teaching profession’s highest mark of accomplishment.
ACPS met, improved upon or remained consistent across 93 percent of all key performance indicators in the first year of reporting of the ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan and its six goal areas.
ACPS is eligible to receive additional federal funds, called Impact Aid, by identifying enrolled students with federal or military connections. We need your help in collecting this information.
The new electronic course selection process for the 2017-18 school year is under way for students currently in grades 6 through 11, and for some students in grade 5 at a few pilot elementary schools. Learn more, attend an academic fair and access the 2017-18 Program of Studies online.
See an overview of all the ACPS summer school and enrichment programs that will be offered for students from kindergarten through high school on campuses throughout the city.
In celebration of National Counseling Week, ACPS is shining a spotlight on Susan Russo, school counselor at Jefferson-Houston School.