4100 N. Vacation Lane
Arlington, VA 22207
Phone: 703-228-6363
Fax: 703-558-0317
Tuesday, July 29, 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 January 17, 2014.
 
 
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN

Orientation sessions


Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Rising 9th grade parents at 3:00
 
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Rising 6th grade parents at 1:00 
 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Tuesday, January, 7, 2014
(rescheduled date due to snow day in December)

Rising 6th grade parents at 1:00
Rising 9th grade parents at 3:00

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Rising 6th grader parents at 1:00 
Rising 9th grade parents at 3:00
 
Application deadline
Friday, January 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm
 
Lottery
January 21, 2014
January 27, 2014
rescheduled due to
snow day on original date.

 
Notification letters were
mailed on January 29.
 
Admitted students visit HBW
February- March 2014

Admission to H-B Woodlawn


The lottery for the 2014-15 school year was held on JANUARY 27. Letters were mailed to parents/guardians on January 29. Please do NOT call the school for results. We are unable to give information over the phone.
updated on 1/30/14 at 3:44 pm


I. General Information About School Choices in APS

Families of children entering middle school or high school in the fall of 2014 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 Monday, November 4, 2013 at Washington-Lee High School
  • High School Information Night - 7:00 pm on Monday, October 28, 2013 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 Application to H-B Woodlawn must be submitted between November 4, 2013 and January 17, 2014 for the 2014-2015 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 Friday, January 17, 2014 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 Friday, January 17, 2014. This is not a postmark deadline.
 
Orientation sessions at H-B Woodlawn are as follows:
  • Middle School Orientations at H-B Woodlawn

    Thursday, November 14 at 1:00 pm
     
    Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm
     
    Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm
     
  • High School Orientations at H-B Woodlawn

    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm
     
    Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 3:00 pm

    Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm
     

    Application to H-B Woodlawn is by lottery. Applications must be received on or before 4:00 pm on FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014. 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. The lottery for the 2014-15 school year was held on JANUARY 27. Letters were mailed to parents/guardians on January 29. Please do NOT call the school for results. We are unable to give information over the phone.

C. The Lottery Process

A random lottery is held whenever there are more applications than available slots. For the 2014-2015 school year, the lottery will be held on January 21, 2014. January 27, 2014. After the lottery takes place, those randomly selected will be  notified by mail. The lottery for the 2014-15 school year was held on JANUARY 27. Letters were mailed to parents/guardians on January 29. Please do NOT call the school for results. We are unable to give information over the phone. 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. The lottery for the 2014-15 school year was held on JANUARY 27. Letters were mailed to parents/guardians on January 29. Please do NOT call the school for results. We are unable to give information over the phone.

Last Modified on January 30, 2014