Programs & Services

Identification Process

Each year, the total population of our school is screened by school staff to create a pool of eligible highly able candidates based on students’ participation and performance in various academic and arts activities. Screening is formal: We review all test scores following standardized testing and scholastic academic performance. Screening is also informal: We note […]

Delivery of Services

Gifted students need opportunities to think abstractly, work at various rates and levels of complexity, and pursue tasks independently. In addition, students eligible for gifted services need opportunities to learn with others of like abilities, as well as opportunities to develop socio-emotionally. APS Gifted Services are implemented through school-based and countywide activities, which comply with […]

Student Services

Ashlawn’s Student Services Team (School Counselors) VIRTUAL APPOINTMENT REQUEST WITH STUDENT SERVICES STAFF Social Emotional Learning Parent Education Presentation Ashlawn Eagles Calming Corner     Jenny Lambdin  School Psychologist 703-228-8838 I am so grateful to begin my seventeenth year in the field of school psychology. I am assigned as Ashlawn’s school psychologist three days […]

Bilingual Family Liaison

Celia Arnade Bilingual Family Liaison 703-228-8292 Email: Hello, and welcome to Ashlawn School! I am pleased to be at Ashlawn School for my 8th year as the Bilingual Family Resource Assistant (Spanish).  I have a unique job where I use my Spanish to help families navigate the school system and understand the information they […]

Gifted Services

  Ms. Vicki Paris Twitter: @MsParisRTG Scholastic eWallet   Welcome to Gifted Services at Ashlawn Elementary!  Please take a look through the helpful links in the menu on the left to discover more about what Ashlawn as to offer our growing scholars. I grew up in Arlington and went to Reed, Tuckahoe, and Swanson […]

Extended Day Team

Extended Day Team Welcome to our Ashlawn Extended Day Team! Our program begins at 7 a.m. and it ends at 6 p.m. We have services to meet the individual needs of children. We like to build positive relationships and participation in a wide variety of activities, including games, art, drama, cooking, science, literacy, recreation and […]

English Language Arts Team

PALS Score report explanation for parents: Kindergarten PALS Parent PALS Kindergarten letter in English Parent PALS Kindergarten letter in Arabic Parent PALS Kindergarten letter in Amharic Parent PALS Kindergarten letter in Mongolian Parent PALS Kindergarten letter in Spanish 1st – 3rd grade PALS: Parent PALS 1st/2nd grade letter in English Parent PALS 1/2nd grade letter […]

Intervention Assistance Team (IAT)

Intervention Assistance Team (IAT) All students experiencing academic and/or behavior difficulties may not have a disability or require special education to meet their individual educational needs. In many cases, modifications to the regular education program will address a student’s particular needs without resorting to evaluations or special education services. The IAT is an informal collaborative […]

Special Education

Ashlawn offers a continuum of services in a variety of settings, including inclusion in the general education classroom and self-contained classes, based on the needs of each student. Ashlawn also hosts a countywide preschool special education class and a countywide functional life skills class. For more information about special education in Arlington Public Schools, please […]