About Us

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Arlington Community High School 800 S Walter Reed Drive Arlington, VA 22204   Phone: 703-228-5350 Attendance: 703-228-8249 Email: ACHS@apsva.us

Acceptable Use Policy

If you are a student, click here to accept the Acceptable User Policy. All students must do this once. Find the acceptable use policy here. Students must be respectful in their use of technology at all times. Any use of technology that bullies, threatens, harasses, endangers, or attacks another person or persons may be disciplined […]

Concussion Information

What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury caused by a bump or blow to the head or body. A concussion occurs when the brain is violently rocked back and forth or twisted in the skull. It does not have to involve a loss of consciousness. All concussions are serious. Signs and Symptoms […]

Handling Health Conditions – For Staff

Asthma Send any student who is experiencing symptoms (wheezing, coughing, trouble breathing, tightness in the chest) to the clinic accompanied by another student or staff member. Common triggers are: pollen, dust mold, fumes from cleaners, sprays and paint (Attention: art and industrial science teachers), perfume or tobacco smoke, upper respiratory infections, strenuous exercise and stress. […]

Health Clinic

Check in with the Arlington Community High School Front Office if you need Health Services.  

Administrative Team

 OFFICE  NAME    ROLE  PHONE 703-228-xxxx  EMAIL 102 Dr. Barbara A. Thompson Principal  x5350 barbara.thompson@apsva.us 101 Cindy Schall Assistant Principal -Day + Evening  x8233 cindy.schall@apsva.us 103B Patricia Sanguinetti Counselor- day  x8228 patricia.sanguinetti@apsva.us 103A María Rosario Counselor-Day+ Evening  x8250 maria.rosario@apsva.us 100 Sandra Short Administrative Assistant  x2012 sandra.short@apsva.us 100 Andreina Jimenez Registrar  x8249 andreina.salinas@apsva.us 100A Daniel Pope Resource […]

Arlington Community Evening High School

  The Evening School is for students who attend jobs or other commitments during the day. They have the opportunity to earn or finish their diplomas at night, qualifying them to pursue college and other opportunities. Students taking Information Technology courses are able to earn college credits while finishing their diploma, through dual-enrollment with NOVA. Classes run […]

Mission Statement

MISSION: Empowered Graduates VISION: Making Success Possible for Every Student HOPE: To Instill Skills and Curiosity to Continue Intellectual and Personal Growth and to be Productive Citizens

Mission, Vision & Hope

Vision: Empowered graduates Mission: Making success possible for every student Hope: To instill skills and curiosity to continue intellectual and personal growth and to be productive citizens

About Arlington Community High School

Arlington Community High School is an alternative high school that offers courses required for a high school diploma on a semester basis (classes completed in one semester) for day classes, and a year basis (classes completed in a year) for evening classes, to any county resident aged 16 or older. Classes operate from 8 a.m.–9:10 […]