4100 N. Vacation Lane
Arlington, VA 22207
Phone: 703-228-6363
Fax: 703-558-0317
Tuesday, September 30, 2014


 
WHAT PARENTS NEED TO DO
Complete application

Attend orientation session at home school & obtain signature from principal

Attend orientation session at H-B Woodlawn & obtain signature from principal

Submit application to H-B Woodlawn on or before TBA.
 
 
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN

Orientation sessions


Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Rising 6th grade parents at 1:00
Rising 9th grade parents at 3:00
 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Rising 6th grade parents at 1:00
Rising 9th grade parents at 3:00

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Rising 6th grader parents at 1:00 
Rising 9th grade parents at 3:00
 
Application deadline
TBA
 
Lottery
TBA

 
Notification letters will
be mailed in late January 2015.
 
Admitted students visit HBW
February- March 2015

Admission to H-B Woodlawn


As of Monday, September 29, 2014, SOME information has been updated. PLEASE check back FREQUENTLY for up-to-date links, dates and times, etc. We anticipate that fully updated information will be finalized by FRIDAY OCTOBER 3.

I. General Information About School Choices in APS

Families of children entering middle school or high school in the fall of 2015 can get an overview of Arlington's middle schools or high schools and programs, including their program focuses, application dates, orientation schedules, transfer procedures at special information nights. Breakout sessions with individual school principals will be provided. These sessions will outline unique programs and activities offered at their individual schools. Some simultaneous Spanish interpretation services will be available. Contact School & Community Relations at 703-228-6005.
  • Middle School Information Night - 7:00 pm on November 3, 2014 at Washington-Lee High School
  • High School Information Night - 7:00 pm on Monday, October 27, 2014 at Washington-Lee High School
For information about School Choices in Arlington Public Schools contact: Gladis Bourdouane, gladis.bourdouane@apsva.us

II. Specific Information About H-B Woodlawn

The H-B Woodlawn program serves students countywide. The focus is on students who need less restriction and a degree of freedom similar to that of college students.
  • H-B Woodlawn Program Page
  • Transportation: Provided to students living more than 1.5 miles away from the school.
  • (See link to Local School Report for the latest Profile)
  • Population H-B serves: H-B Woodlawn is a countywide program open to all students in middle and high school via application to the 6th or 9th grade entry levels. (Note: spaces at the 9th grade entry level may be limited).

A. Application Process

An TO BE UPDATED Application to H-B Woodlawn must be submitted between November 3, 2014 and TBA for the 2015-2016 school year and parents must attend transfer orientations (see below). Attendance at an orientation session at the home school and at H-B Woodlawn is required.

Applications must be received on or before TBA at 4:00 pm. This is not a postmark deadline.

B. Transfer Orientations

To participate in the admission lottery for entrance in either 6th grade or 9th grade, the parent must attend a transfer orientation at both the neighborhood school and at H-B Woodlawn. Attendance at an orientation session at the home school and at H-B Woodlawn is required. The application must be signed by both school principals. The application is submitted to H-B Woodlawn and a postcard receipt is mailed to the parent/guardian. Applications must be received on or before TBA. This is not a postmark deadline.
 
Orientation sessions at H-B Woodlawn are as follows:
  • Middle School Orientations at H-B Woodlawn

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm
    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm
     
  • High School Orientations at H-B Woodlawn

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 3:00 pm 
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm
    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm

     

    Application to H-B Woodlawn is by lottery. Applications must be received on or before 4:00 pm on TBA. This is not a postmark deadline.

    Additional information about the process at H-B Woodlawn is available from Vanessa Piccorossi in the main office. She can be reached at 703-228-6351, or via e-mail at vanessa.piccorossi@apsva.us.

C. The Lottery Process

A random lottery is held whenever there are more applications than available slots. For the 2015-2016 school year, the lottery will be held on TBA. After the lottery takes place, those randomly selected will be  notified by mail.  Please do not call the office for lottery results.

For the middle school, an allotment of slots for each neighborhood school based on the proportion of 5th graders living in each neighborhood school attendance zone is determined each year. Students attending non-neighborhood APS schools, private schools, and home schoolers are included in their neighborhood school attendance zone lottery.

For the high school, there is no neighborhood school allotment of slots.
Students who apply but are not selected will be placed in numerical order on the waiting list. Applications received after the application deadline will be placed at the bottom of the existing waiting list. When there is a space opening, the next person in the waiting list will be contacted and given an opportunity to register. Parents are notified by mail. Students who have already been selected and admitted do not need to reapply for grades 7-12. Please do not call the office for lottery results. 

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