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About Us

ACPS is about equity, empowerment and inspiring students to thrive

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) places racial equity at the center of everything that we do as a school division. This challenges us to ensure our students are engaged in classroom instruction and have access to the educational resources needed to enhance their learning experiences. We will ensure that our schools are a safe, friendly and welcoming environment for all. We set clear division-wide priorities and programs to address opportunity and achievement gaps as well as make sure that all students graduate ready for college, careers and life. Our vision is big and bold, and the potential is enormous.

ACPS serves more than 15,000 students who hail from more than 119 countries and speak 124 languages. We have 18 schools, including two middle schools, two K-8 schools, one pre-K school and the internationally recognized Alexandria City High School. 

Learn about ACPS schools and how we serve our students.


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ACPS has a diverse and highly experienced leadership team headed by Superintendent Dr. Kay-Wyatt

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School Board

Check for upcoming school board meetings, work sessions, advisory committee meetings and more.

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Office of the Superintendent

Learn about ACPS Superintendent Dr. Melanie Kay-Wyatt.  

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ACPS 2025: Equity for All

As part of ACPS’ five-year strategic plan, ACPS 2025: Equity for All, is our roadmap to ensuring an equitable, high quality education which is accessible and engaging for all students. 

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Measuring What Matters

Measuring What Matters highlights student and district successes and provides an annual snapshot of our strategic plan implementation, areas of focus and more. 

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Fast Facts

Find enrollment data, demographics, budget information and more in fast facts.

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ACPS Statistics

ACPS’ data dashboard shows division-wide enrollment and performance data and our progress in achieving our goals.

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ACPS Budget

ACPS’ budget priorities align with the strategic plan goals to guide our decision-making.

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ACPS Modernization Projects

ACPS’ Capital Improvement Program includes the modernization of three elementary schools and expanded capacity at the high school level.

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The Identity Project: The Renaming of Schools

Working with students and the community, ACPS replaced long-standing school names that were linked to Alexandria’s racist past. 

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ACPS History

Learn about the history of public education in Alexandria.

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ACPS Alumni

ACPS Alumni include notable individuals including Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Jr.

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ACPS News and Updates

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