School Profile and Exemplary Project

It is a school that prides itself on community spirit. Our staff, students, and parents together create a sense of “Ashlawn Pride.”

Ashlawn Elementary is a close-knit neighborhood school with a well-deserved reputation as a friendly, caring place where families know each other by name. The diverse student population reflects the demographics in Arlington, representing over 30 different countries and cultures. This fosters an appreciation for world cultures and individual differences.

Ashlawn’s staff is professional, talented, caring and dedicated to providing the best education possible for every student in a safe and nurturing environment. We value a strong partnership between home and school to ensure that students’ individual needs are met. Support from Ashlawn parents is exceptional.

Ashlawn embraces the development of the whole child. Our responsibility is not only developing children intellectually but also socially and emotionally. Upon graduation, students are expected to perform well academically and have an awareness and concern for the people of the world and the planet on which they live. With a focus on the work of the Earth Charter Initiative, the staff and parents of Ashlawn developed its exemplary project, The Global Citizenship Project (GCP). The GCP provides Ashlawn students with opportunities to succeed in the world through an understanding of global issues and a commitment to local concerns. As Global Citizens, Ashlawn students accept all people, protect the environment, help those in need, and work for peace.

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