Named after a Civil Rights icon, education pioneer and trailblazer, the new science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) focused school on the West End will open this fall.
More than 1,200 students from Francis C. Hammond and George Washington middle schools recently participated in the National History Day Contest. The top two winners from each category head to the Division V regional competition on March 3.
The Alexandria City School Board voted last Thursday to approve a Combined Funds Budget that is slightly higher than the Interim Superintendent’s Adjusted Proposed Budget
Learn about the emergency response training taking place in our schools, the ACPS Tip Line and how to talk with children about violence.
The new Virginia Board of Education revised state requirements around accreditation and graduation, which provide a more comprehensive picture of school quality while focusing on student growth, will go into effect in the 2018-19 school year.
ACPS’ efforts to incorporate more physical activity into our students’ school day just got a giant boost, thanks to grants totaling more than $35,000 from Running Brooke’s Move2Learn program.
We believe our students have a fundamental right to a quality education in a safe, healthy and inclusive environment.
If you are a parent or guardian of a rising kindergartner, plan to attend an open house and save the date for Kindergarten Registration Kick-off on April 11.
While no school district can be completely immune from acts of violence, we would like to reassure you that ACPS is actively working on a daily basis to ensure our schools are as safe as they possibly can be.
If your child participated in certain testing during the 2011-12 school year and you would like to collect their work samples, please get in touch!
In celebration of Black History Month, ACPS honors a few notable graduates, educators and supporters of ACPS.
Congratulations to Adelaide Flint and Peyton Marcy, who will head to the state level of the National PTA Reflections Art, and the many other students who competed in the Northern Virginia district level contest.
Enjoy an afternoon of learning, compliments of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. On February 18 the museum will host a free screening of the film “Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight For Justice,” in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition, “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II,” in observance of the Day of Remembrance.
ACPS is focused on growing an exemplary staff by recruiting, developing, supporting and retaining staff members that meet the needs of every student.
The development of the ACPS Talented and Gifted (TAG) Revised Local Plan for 2019-2023 is underway and will incorporate feedback obtained through a year-long evaluation and from staff and community members received through question and answer sessions following the release of the evaluation last fall.