ACPS Recognizes Disability History and Awareness Month

Disability is Natural with boy in background

ACPS encourages celebrating the differences and unique gifts and abilities of each person every day to create a culture of mutual respect and equal opportunities for all students, including those who are differently-abled.

Help ACPS Meet the Needs of Our Families

coat, backpack and food drive

Bring new or gently used backpacks, coats, jackets, hats and gloves to the ACPS Transportation Department on Saturday, October 14 to be donated to families in need. Non-perishable food items are also being collected.

New Emergency Response Procedures Training for School and Central Office Staff

Door fire escape in a modern building

As we enter the next phase in the implementation of new emergency response procedures and language, some school and central office staff will be participating in training this month.

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.