Preferred Language Access

  • Website Translation

    Every ACPS webpage has multilingual instructions and automatic translation options.

    In the top left portion of all ACPS webpages you will see the following:



    Translation Services for ACPS Families

    ACPS offers translation services in the following languages:
    English (PDF) | Amharic (PDF) | Arabic (PDF) | Bengali (PDF) | Dari (PDF) | Farsi (PDF) | Krio (PDF) | Pashtu (PDF) | Spanish (PDF) | Tigrinya (PDF) | Twi (PDF) | Urdu (PDF)

    More than 50% of students in ACPS speak a language other than English at home. The most frequently spoken languages among ACPS students are Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.

    In order to support communication between schools, students and families, ACPS's language access services include:

    • telephone interpretation (through the Language Line)
    • face-to-face interpretation
    • written translation services

    For more details, visit the translation services page




     ACPS Express

    All issues of the ACPS Express email newsletter are translated into Spanish, Amharic and Arabic, and sent via text message to ACPS parents. 

    Be sure to subscribe to ACPS Express.


    • Accessibility

      If you experience an issue accessing information in specific documents posted on our website, or require further assistance or explanation, please call the Office of Communications at 703-619-8003 or 1-888-862-8265, or email We will make any document accessible on request within 72 hours.