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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

School Options

Countywide High Schools and Programs

High school options include:

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.
  • Population it 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. 
  • Transportation -- Provided to students living more than 1.5 miles away from the school.
  • Admission process -- Students are admitted through an application process. 
     
    There are approximately 10 spaces available for the 9th grade entry level lottery at H-B for the 2014-15 school year.

Wakefield Immersion Program

The Wakefield Immersion Program provides an academic continuation of the middle school English-Spanish immersion program provided at Gunston Middle School.
  • Population it serves -- Students in the school attendance area, students who attended the immersion program at Gunston, and students who show appropriate proficiency in Spanish.
  • Transportation -- Provided to students living more than 1.5 miles away from the school.
  • Admission process -- All qualified immersion students are admitted.

Wakefield AP Network

Wakefield High School houses the Advanced Placement (AP) Network which offers students the opportunity to take college-level courses.
  • Population it serves -- Students countywide interested in the AP Network.
  • Transportation -- Provided to students living more than 1.5 miles away from the school.
  • Admission process -- Students are admitted through an application process.

Washington-Lee International Baccalaureate Program

Washington-Lee High School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. The IB program is an internationally recognized program of studies available to highly motivated college-bound 11 and 12 grade students.
  • Population it serves -- Students countywide interested in the International Baccalaureate program.
  • Transportation -- Provided to students living more than 1.5 miles away from the school.
  • Admission process -- All qualified International Baccalaureate transfers will be admitted through an application process.

      Based on next year's projected enrollment, it is expected that there will be 83 IB transfers for School Year 2014-15.

Thomas Jefferson School for Science and Technology

Thomas Jefferson School for Science and Technology is a Fairfax County public school designated by the Virginia Department of Education as a Governor's regional school offering a comprehensive college preparatory program emphasizing the sciences, mathematics, and technology.
  • Population it serves -- Any Arlington County student enrolled in grade 8 may apply, and if selected, attend TJHSST tuition-free. Ninth grade students may apply for replacement positions following the application progress established by TJHSST.
  • Transportation -- Provided to and from TJHSST during regular school hours for Arlington students.
  • Admission process -- TJHSST has a separate admissions process.

Contact: Gladis Bourdouane, gladis.bourdouane@apsva.us or 703-228-7667. 

Last Modified on November 12, 2013