About Us

Lunch Plans

Updated 2/14/2022, 7:45am. APS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and students throughout the entire school day. This includes during lunch, when students will not be able to wear masks while actively eating or drinking. We have developed a plan to protect student health and safety during meals, in accordance […]

School Family Partnership

Abingdon is a Title I School. Please use the following links to learn about Our Title I Schoolwide Program.  Our first School Family Partnership Meeting dates is December 15. School Family Engagement Opportunities throughout the School Year Date Event September 3 Open House Families and children meet the teacher and each other September 16 Back-to-School […]

School-Family Partnership Principles

School-Family Partnership Principles The Abingdon Elementary School community  is committed to partnering with families in the education of their children in accordance with the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), most recently reauthorized as the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA), along with the National PTA Standards, and Arlington Public Schools Family Engagement […]

Parent Town Hall Information

Last Update: February 22, 4:48 PM: Added links to February 22 Town Hall recordings. Please view the Recordings from the February 22 Return to School Parent Town Hall Meetings: English Español The presentation information can be found here: Return to School Plans February 2021 Where can parents direct their questions and concerns? APS engage is […]


Clinic Information Phone: (703) 228-7737 Austin Hodge, Public Health Nurse Sheree Wattie, School Health Aide COVID Testing Information COVID Testing Flyer – English COVID Testing Flyer – Español Frequently Used Forms Medication Authorization Form 2019 ACE Plan Allergy Action Plan Asthma Action Plan For more information, visit the Arlington County School Health Services website.  

Supply Lists

2022-2023 Supply Lists by Grade Scroll down to view each grade’s supply lists on the webpage. A few other helpful notes: EduKit school supply kits include everything your child needs for the school year and comes packaged in one convenient box, customized to your teacher’s requests.  Simply click here and follow the instructions to order the supply kits. […]

Title I

PARENTAL RIGHT TO INFORMATION ABOUT TEACHERS The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) guarantees parents in Title I schools the right to request certain information about their child’s teachers. The information that you have a right to request about your child’s teacher is: a. Whether the teacher has met state qualifications and licensing criteria […]


Thank you for your interest in the Abingdon volunteer program! The Abingdon staff welcomes and values the contributions our volunteers make to our students and school community.  While the volunteer needs of the school vary from year to year, some of the volunteer jobs in recent years have included: Chaperoning field trips Making costumes and props […]

Contact Us

Main Phone Number: 703-228-6650 | Fax: 703-931-1804 Abingdon’s Office Staff: Bilingual Resource Assistant / Parent Liaison – Caty Branco, 703-969-0758 Registrar – Gabriela Perez Attendance – Christina Simpson Administrative Educational Coordinator – JoLynn Lopez Administrative Educational Coordinator – Trenia Lynch Abingdon’s Clinic Staff: Nurse –  Austin Hodge Nurse’s Aide – Sheree Wattie For PTA Related Questions Contact: Abingdon […]

Attendance Hotline

Email: Gabriela Perez – gabriela.perez@apsva.us Christina Simpson – christina.simpson@apsva.us Attendance Hotline: 703-228-6653 Dismissal Changes: All dismissal changes (how a student is getting home) must be communicated to the front office by 2pm to ensure all students gets home in the correct manner. Reporting Absences: It is very important that parents/guardians notify the school of any […]