Every year, the Abingdon Counseling Team, along with the Abingdon 5th Grade Teachers, work to provide 5th grade students and families with resources, information, and lessons around student’s upcoming transition to middle school! This is an exciting time for families but can also be a new experience for many. We hope to provide as much information as we can to answer all questions and ease any anxieties about the transition. These lessons typically take place in the Winter (January/February). If you have any questions, please reach out to your 5th grade teacher or Ms. Edwards, school counselor.
Where to start?
If you’re not sure which middle school your child is slated to attend, make sure to check with the Arlington County Boundary Locator.
Typically, Abingdon students are split up between the following schools: Gunston Middle School, Kenmore Middle School, and Jefferson Middle School – with a few students being accepted, by lottery, to HB Woodlawn Secondary Program. If you are interested in exploring other options for your child, visit APS Middle School Options & Transfers page for more information – including an overview of countywide schools and programs, how to apply, and dates for school information sessions.
|Gunston Middle School||Kenmore Middle School||Jefferson Middle School|
|Kenmore Information Night 2023|
Questions about Middle School Math placement?
Check the APS Math Department Website for more information