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Areas of Focus

ACPS Priorities for School Year 2022–23

The 2022–23 Areas of Focus provide Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) with a clear set of priorities for the current school year to advance the division forward in reaching the ultimate goal of empowering all students to thrive in a diverse and ever-changing world.

Social Emotional and
Academic Learning Recovery

  • SEAL Lessons Daily PreK-12
  • Literacy Grades K-4
  • Addressing Unfinished Learning in Math K-12

Hispanic Males

  • Academic Enrichment and Advancement
  • Early Warning System
  • Internships, Externships, and Workforce Development

Staff Wellness and Growth

  • Targeted and enhanced recruitment
  • Career growth and pipeline opportunities
  • Staff wellness program

Middle School Educational Experience

  • Scheduling
  • Math Pathways
  • Middle School Transitions (Grades 5-6 & 8-9)

Early College

  • Course Sequencing
  • Program Development

Talented and Gifted

  • Identification Process
  • Service Model
  • Update Local Plan for the Gifted

Also Continuing Work from SY 20-22:

  • Continued SST Support Expansion
  • Strategic Plan Implementation
  • Policy Equity Audit
  • Implementation of Student with Disabilities Plan

Continuous Improvement in KPI Disparities

  • Suspensions of Black Male, Black Female, Hispanic Male students
  • Chronic Absenteeism for Hispanic and Black Students