The Arlington Science Focus School PTA is a volunteer-based organization that supports the ASFS community.




New ASFS Families

Welcome to Arlington Science Focus School! On behalf of the PTA, we are excited you will be joining us this fall 2018 at ASFS!

Click below for important information and reminders as you get started. Feel free to contact the Welcome Committee with any questions you may have!

New Family Information


Calling Summer 2018 Volunteers

We need your help this summer! Volunteering at ASFS is great way to get involved with the school and meet fellow ASFS families. If you can spare even an hour or two, your support is very appreciated!


PTA Bylaws 2018-19

See below for the newly revised proposed ASFS PTA Bylaws. The PTA Membership will vote at the July 3rd PTA meeting on the updated bylaws. (You must be an active ASFS PTA member to be eligible to vote.) Contact the Bylaw Review Committee with any questions.

Proposed 2018-19 ASFS PTA Bylaws 

As part of the newly revised proposed ASFS PTA Bylaws, we are are currently accepting nominations for a new VP APS Transition position to serve as part of the ASFS PTA Executive Board. Please see the VP APS Transiton Role Description for additional details on the proposed position. Interested parties should email the Nominating Committee directly.

The Nominating Committee will present the nomination for VP APS Transition at the August 7th PTA Meeting, and the PTA Membership will vote on this position at the September 4th PTA Meeting. Please contact Dena Porter (ASFS PTA President) with any questions.


Engage with APS!

There are multiple APS initiatives that may impact current and future ASFS students. Stay up-to-date by checking the APS Engage website and subscribing to APS School Talk




We have created a secure, login section of the PTA website to allow you access to the directory. From this secure site, you can view messages from the staff and PTA. This new site allows for secure and safe communication.



Your family’s involvement is critical to supporting the tradition of excellence at ASFS and it's a great way to get to know other parents. There are many different types of volunteer options. There is truly something for everyone!




Find all important dates and events for Arlington Public Schools such as Teacher Work Days and School Holidays as well as all ASFS specific dates such as PTA meetings, Parent Coffees, school events and more.



It can be stressful and frustrating trying to find the link you need when there are so many external sources related to your child's education. We have done our best to provide easy access to all the links you should need in one place!