ABC’s of Success

A Tradition of Excellence: The ABCs of Success

ABC       Engagement
Arlington Traditional School is an unique school in Arlington County. The primary emphasis is on a traditional education with a strong academic program based upon high expectations for every student. There is a safe, caring climate of respect and cooperation. Every child, family, and staff member has made an active choice to be at this school and embraces the idea of a traditional education. Our focus is the ABC’s of Success Academics, Behavior, and Character (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, citizenship). All who walk through our doors are asked to bring a BIG smile and a GOOD attitude.

Since 1978, Arlington Traditional School has consistently followed a traditional philosophy which includes the following:

  • Teacher-guided instruction in self-contained classrooms
  • Emphasis on basic education in the academic areas
  • Regular homework assigned at all grade levels
  • Weekly written summaries of each student’s progress
  • Promotion based on grade level mastery
  • Behavior, dress, and grooming standards
  • Weekly assemblies
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