Now Accepting Entries for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest

Arlington Public Schools students are invited to take part in the annual “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest.” Entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20. We look forward to seeing our students’ entries! Find more information at:

Winter Enrichment Opens at 9am

Registration for winter enrichment will open at 9am. Some classes may fill up very quickly so please make plans to be online to register at 9am sharp on Thursday December 12.

Save the Date, December 9-16: Elementary School Planning Community Meetings

 Community members can learn more and share input on planning proposals that explore moving some elementary schools to other buildings. APS has developed these proposals to help address challenges before beginning to develop boundaries in Fall 2020, keep more students in each school community together, and maximize school capacity and resources. Community input is vital to formulating […]

The Holiday Shop is Coming!

This week, the Holiday Shop will take place during the school day on Wednesday and Thursday. Each class will have 20 minutes to shop. Parent volunteers are still needed to make sure that the shop runs smoothly –  Click here to sign up! For families new to Abingdon, Holiday Shop is an opportunity to shop for […]

Learn More About Standards-Based Grading

This year, APS will use a standards-based approach to grading and reporting at 11 elementary schools. This new form of reporting will include more detailed information about the knowledge and skills students are learning. Find out more about it in this post.

2019-2020 School Supplies

View our grade level supply lists for the 2019-2020 school year.

Abingdon Earns the Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award!

Congratulations, Abingdon! Our school has earned the 2019 Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award! To earn the Board of Education Continuous Achievement Award, a school must earn a state accreditation rating of Accredited or Accredited with Conditions and meet at least one of the following benchmarks for improved performance on accreditation-related school quality indicators:· A cumulative […]

Abingdon Selected as One of Four APS Schools Receiving Robotics Grants from Amazon and FIRST!

Congratulations, Abingdon! Abingdon, Hoffman-Boston and Drew elementary schools and Kenmore Middle School will receive Amazon Future Engineer Robotics Grants to inspire the next generation of computer scientists. A total of 100 schools nationwide will receive support to launch FIRST robotics teams. The support includes teacher professional development to learn about robotics, $10,000 from Amazon to expand access to […]