Welcome to Arlington Science Focus School! On behalf of the PTA, we are excited you will be joining us at ASFS! Below are some important reminders as you get started:
All new families are welcome to sign up for the ASFS New Family Buddy Program to meet new families, get your questions answered, and connect with ASFS. Click below if you are interested:
Join the PTA ($10/individual or $20/family) to support our school and vote on ASFS PTA matters throughout the year. Thank you for your support!
Click below to indicate your interests, or see the ASFS PTA Volunteer webpage for more details on volunteering at ASFS:
If you prefer, you may also download the ASFS PTA Volunteer Form (2020-21) and return your completed form to the ASFS front office, or mail to ASFS (1501 N Lincoln St Arlington, VA 22201).
Learn more, including the APS requirements for volunteers, on the ASFS PTA Volunteering page.
All parents and guardians must opt-in each year (for each APS student) in order to be included in the ASFS PTA Directory. This is the primary way the PTA and ASFS parents may communicate with one another.
*Note to First Time Users of APS ParentVUE: If you need your individual activation code, please contact the ASFS Front Office at 703.228.7670.
Additional information and resources are available on the Annual Online Verification Process webpage, including Instructions for Activating Your ParentVUE Account.
See the ASFS School Supply List (2020-21) for the list of required supplies for each grade level.
For those who ordered School Supply Kits through EduKit by July 6th, kits will be delivered to ASFS and will be available for pick up during drive by windows the week of August 31st, or you may choose to store your kit(s) at school. For those who ordered after July 6th, kits will be delivered to your home address shortly before school begins.
For English Learners, would you like to connect with other ASFS families?
Please feel free to contact our ASFS PTA Parent Liaisons with any questions:
For other support in other languages, please contact ASFS EL Teacher Danielle Anctil.
U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Families, returning stateside presents many options and challenges for those families placing children in school. If you would like to connect with another Foreign Service family: ask questions about ASFS, seek insight, or just need someone to point you in a helpful direction, feel free to contact:
(Note: Not all applicable for the 2020-21 school year, pending APS plans for virtual/hybrid learning.)
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Dena Porter, ASFS PTA President. Thank you!