On behalf of our entire school community, welcome to Alice West Fleet Elementary School, a Virginia Distinguished Purple Star School!
On behalf of our entire school community, welcome to Alice West Fleet, a Virginia Distinguished Purple Star School. We are honored to serve the children of your family. This webpage provides links to resources that may prove useful in making the transition into our community easy. As one of the approximately two million military-connected children in America, your student will join the 80,000 school-age children of active-duty military families here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Whether this PCS makes Arlington your new home post or if you’re deployed and sending your kids to our school, we are proud to help make your time with us as rewarding and enriching as possible!
Planning you Arrival to Arlington Public Schools (APS)
If the assignment from which you are departing was outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia, we encourage you to visit Virginia Department of Education Military Families , which provides information on rights and resources as you move your family.
To determine which APS school at your student will be placed, based on home address, you can use the APS Boundary (Attendance Area) Locator.
The Arlington Public Schools registration process is detailed on the APS “Registering Your Child” webpage. The Arlington Public Schools requirements around proof of residency is detailed on the APS “Residency” webpage.The Arlington Public Schools transfer process, along with school transfer resources, are available on the APS “Transfer Options” webpage.