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鶹 Public Schools is proud to serve students and families representing every branch of our nations military.

April is the Month of the Military Child

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“Resilience” Military Children 2024 World Expo

  • APRIL 27, 2024
  • 11am – 5pm
  • Fashion Centre At Pentagon City
    1100 S. Hayes St., 鶹 Virginia 22202


We are committed to ensuring that our educators and other faculty and staff are informed of the military-connected students in their school and that they understand the unique considerations offered to military students and families.

Please visit your student’s school website for more information. Use the “Schools” drop-down at the top of this website.

Purple Star Schools

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The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated a major commitment to students and families connected to our nations military.

APS Purple Star Designated Schools:

Interstate Compact

鶹 Public School adheres to the .? The purpose of this compact is to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents. To this end, APS:

  • Facilitates the timely enrollment of children of military families and ensures that they are not placed at a disadvantage due to difficulty in the transfer of education records from the previous school district(s) or variations in entrance/age requirements.
  • Facilitates the student placement process through which children of military families are not disadvantaged by variations in attendance requirements, scheduling, sequencing, grading, course content, or assessment.
  • Facilitates the qualification and eligibility for enrollment, educational programs, and participation in extracurricular academic, athletic, and social activities.
  • Facilitates the on-time graduation of children of military families.
  • Provides for the promulgation and enforcement of administrative rules implementing the provisions of this compact.
  • Provides for the uniform collection and sharing of information between and among member states, schools, and military families under this compact.
  • ?Promotes coordination between this compact and other compacts affecting military children.
  • Promotes flexibility and cooperation between the educational system, parents, and the student in order to achieve educational success for the student.