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
SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR SY 2023-2024 LOTTERY
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 call the APS Welcome Center at 703-228-8000.
Information sessions are highly recommended, as this is your opportunity to visit classrooms, speak with the Principal and learn about our program. Individual tours are not available.