Back-to-School Guide 2021-22


  •  Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQs: Fall 2021 In-Person Learning at ACPS

    These frequently asked questions will be updated as questions come in and answers become available.

    Learn more about the 2021-22 school year and Virtual Virginia.

  • School Bus

    Transportation Information

    • On August 18, families will receive their students’ bus transportation information via email; this will also be available in the PowerSchool parent account on that day
    • Students should be at the bus stops 10 minutes prior to the scheduled pickup
  • Attendance Matters

    Positive School Attendance and Truancy Prevention

    Equity for All Begins with Positive School Attendance

    Good school attendance means...

    • Elementary students read well by the end of third grade,
    • Middle schoolers pass important courses, and
    • High schoolers stay on track for graduation.

    ACPS Attendance & Truancy Prevention Information

  • A.C.H.S. Parking Permit Informaton

    2021-2022 ACHS Student Parking Permit

    Permit parking will be available in the Chinquapin Circle for the 2021-2022 school year. Please review the timeline for the application, selection of students, and distribution of parking permits.

    El parqueamiento con permiso en Chinquapin Circle estará disponible para el año escolar 2021-2022. Por favor, revise los pasos siguientes para los periodos de solicitud, selección de estudiantes y distribución de permisos de parqueamiento.

    ACHS Parking Permit Form

  • 2021-2022 Health and Safety Guidance

    Health and Safety Guidance

    ACPS will continue to adjust health and safety measures based on the latest health guidance and best practices and update this information accordingly as changes occur.

  • Re-Enroll in ACPS

    Re-Enrolling in ACPS

    You will need to re-enroll your child in ACPS for the 2021-2022 school year if:

    • If your child attended ACPS in the 2019-2020 school year, and
    • Was homeschooled or attended a public or private school other than ACPS during the 2020-2021 school year.

    Information can be found on our How to Enroll webpage.

  • Community Backpack Drives

    Community Backpack Drives

    We want to make sure that students start off on the right foot by connecting them with essential school supplies and backpacks that community organizations all across Alexandria are collecting and distributing.

    Backpack Distribution Sites

  • Get tech ready

    Get Tech Ready

    • Review the "Student Access for the First Day of School" instructions letter that you receive in the mail.
    • Plugin and charge your devices.
    • See the Family Helpdesk for video tutorials, answers to your questions, and to request help.