Responsive Classroom

At ATS we use the Responsive Classroom approach to teaching.  Responsive educators believe that the social and academic curricula are equally important.  We also believe that how children learn is as important as what they learn and that the greatest cognitive growth occurs through social interaction.  As a classroom community we will be developing an […]

Clinic Information

Martha Braunstein, School Health Aide Arlington Traditional School Phone: (703) 228-7676 Email: mbraunstein@arlingtonva.us Ashley Pearson, BSN, RN Public Health Nurse, School Health Arlington County Department of Human Services Arlington Traditional School Clinic:  703-228-2060

No Place for Hate Activities

THE PLEDGE The No Place for Hate® pledge by ATS staff and students. (Please note, you must be logged in to Google using your student’s APS credentials to view this slideshow.) ATS COMMUNITY QUILTS After a long year full of change and adaptation, we at ATS took an opportunity to showcase classroom identities by creating […]

No Place for Hate

Whether you’re a student, educator or family member, you have a role to play in combating bias and bullying as a means to stop the escalation of hate. No Place for Hate® is a self-directed program helping all members of your school community do just that. No Place for Hate Parent Letters: Amharic Arabic English […]


The School Board approved a new Equity policy (A-30) on August 20, 2020, that includes governance in four key areas: Governance Equity Practices; Educational Equity Practices; Workforce Equity Practices; and Operational Equity Practices. The equity policy has been in development since the Fall of 2018 as a directive from the School Board and has been […]

Student Services

Sephanie McGrew, School Psychologist (not pictured) Jacob Stein, School Social Worker (not pictured)

Reading Challenge

Dear ATS Students and Parents, Arlington Traditional School is on the move! We are excited to meet our new neighbors and share our ATS spirit, good character, and our out of the box thinking! With this spirit in mind, all of us challenge YOU to read 50 books this summer for this year’s summer reading […]