Admissions

ARLINGTON TRADITIONAL SCHOOL

National Blue Ribbon School 2019, 2012 and 2004
Common Sense School 2018-2020
Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence Award 2018, 2017, 2008-2012
#1 Public Elementary School in Virginia and DC Metropolitan Area (Niche.com) 2016 and 2017
Virginia Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award 2016
Virginia Board of Education Excellence Award 2013-2015
“On Purpose: How Great School Cultures Form Strong Character” (Chapter 8) 2011
National Schools of Character finalist 2007 and 2008
Parent Involvement School of Excellence 2006

 

VIRTUAL SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSION FOR SY 2021-2022 ADMISSIONS

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Please use this link to attend the live information session or view the subsequent recording:
https://www.apsva.us/school-options/elementary-school-choices/elementary-school-info-sessions/

 

The process for applying to option schools will be handled centrally through the APS Welcome Center. The application and instructions for the process are online at https://www.apsva.us/school-options/elementary-school-choices/area-and-countywide-elementary/how-to-apply/. For application assistance, please contact the APS Welcome Center at 703-228-8000 or schooloptions@apsva.us.

Applications for the 2021-22 Kindergarten – Grade 5 classes will be accepted Monday, February 1, 2021 – Thursday, April 15, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. All parents, including parents of ATS VPI students and those who have a sibling entering kindergarten must complete the application process. The lottery will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Families will be notified of their status through SchoolMint by Friday, April 30, 2021. Parents must accept or decline an offer of admission by Friday, May 14, 2021.