ARLINGTON TRADITIONAL SCHOOL
Ranked #1 Public Elementary School in Virginia and DC Metropolitan Area (Niche K-12 School and Metropolitan Area Ranking) 2016 and 2017
Virginia Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award 2016
Virginia Board of Education Excellence Award 2013-2015
National Blue Ribbon School 2019, 2012 and 2004
Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence Award 2008-2012
“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
SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR SY 2020-2021 ADMISSIONS
Schedule Coming Soon!
COME TO THE FRONT LOBBY OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
Sign in at the table in the lobby!
The process for applying to option schools has been revised and 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/.
Applications for the 2020-21 Kindergarten – Grade 5 classes will be accepted Saturday, February 1, 2020 – Wednesday, April 15, 2020 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.
Information sessions are highly recommended, as this is your opportunity to visit classrooms, talk with the Principal and learn about our program. Individual tours are not available.
Arlington Traditional School is located at 855 N. Edison Street, near the intersection of George Mason Drive and Wilson Boulevard behind McDonald’s. Enter the school through the main entrance on Edison Street. All other doors will be locked for security purposes. The information session begins promptly at the start time and runs approximately an hour and a half.