District Essentials

Our District Essentials


Every Child, Every Hour, Every Day

Every Arlington staff member is committed to collectively supporting the academic, behavioral, social, and emotional needs of every child in our care.

Relationships are the basis for all learning.


Coherence – Aligning Our Work

We ensure that initiatives are clearly communicated, aligned, focused, and prioritized to support district and building goals.


Professional Learning Communities/High Performing Teams

An on-going process in which staff members work collaboratively in recurring cycles of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better results for the students they serve.


Resource Accountability

Effective and efficient stewardship of resources (people, time, money, and property) to maximize student learning.


Positive, Professional Working & Learning Environment

In support of our District Essentials including collaboration, communication, and a positive learning environment for all, Arlington Public Schools builds trusting, supportive relationships and ensures the safety and well-being of all.

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