School Bicycling Program Expands to Six New Schools Thanks to Safe Routes to School Grant

Students riding bikes accompanies by policeman and volunteers

Learn-to-ride and bicycling safety skills program is expanding to seven elementary schools this year. And, Francis C. Hammond Middle School will receive biking and walking safety skills education as part of the Safe Routes to Schools initiative.

Academic Progress Continues with Twelve Schools Fully Accredited for 2017-18

Two male elementary school students working at their desk

Thirteen schools within ACPS received state accreditation for the 2017-18 school year, with the accreditation status of schools remaining largely unchanged from the previous year.

Save the Date for Your School’s Back-to-School Night

First day of school

Mark your calendar and make a date to meet teachers and administrators at your school’s Back-to-School Night. Access school supply lists and don’t miss out on Virginia’s tax holiday!

Keep Your Child Reading this Summer!

summer reading

Summer reading is important for helping students to maintain and advance their reading skills and succeed in school. Learn about summer reading programs, including the mandatory summer reading project for rising and current middle school students.