The School Board is looking for Alexandria residents to serve on a committee that will recommend names for the new West End Elementary School.
Although there is no school for students on October 9, our teachers will be active learning all day as they engage in professional development opportunities.
Consistent school attendance is a key component in student success. Learn about the impact of inconsistent school attendance and what you can do to avoid it. Watch the video!
Learn about new prices for school breakfasts and lunches for the 2017-18 school year and how to apply for free and reduced meals.
Thank you for a great school year. We are sure that our short video roundup will make you smile!
Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has announced the appointment of Rachael R.B. Dischner as the principal of the new pre-K center to be housed at John Adams Elementary School.
Community members, school staff and students gathered on the site of the new Patrick Henry School and Recreation Center to help shovel the first dirt as part of the groundbreaking ceremony.
Congratulations to the ACPS staff members who retired in 2017. The retirees were honored at a ceremony last week, during which they were celebrated for their service to our schools, our students and our community.
Did you know that free meals will be available this summer to Alexandria residents 18 years and younger at 28 sites throughout ACPS and the City of Alexandria? Learn where to find free meals this summer and spread the word.
Charles Barrett Elementary School’s Adopt-a-Gym program has raised more than $10,300 to endow schools in need with equipment to run P.E. programs that help students develop lifelong healthy fitness habits. They were so successful that they were able to donate more than $1,000 of that sum to Alexandria’s Carpenter’s Shelter.
Participate in National Bike and Walk to School Day on Wednesday and learn about bicycling and pedestrian safety and education initiatives happening in and around our schools.
Mount Vernon Community School third-grade students, accompanied by Principal Peter Balas, School Board Chair Ramee Gentry and Vice Mayor Justin Wilson, hit the road last week to celebrate the successful completion of the Bicycling in the Schools (BITS) pilot program.
T.C. Williams High School senior Day’Quon Henderson has been named Washington D.C. Regional Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for the education app he developed.
Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year begins with a Special 2017 Registration Kick-off Event on Tuesday, April 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Watch a video showing what it is like to be in kindergarten.