Rising Middle School Families

If you missed the Information Nights at Kenmore Middle School or Jefferson Middle School, please see the following links to review the slides that were covered:

We know that the middle school transition is both exciting and, at times, overwhelming.  We are here to support you.  Here is what you can anticipate in the next several months:  

  • February
    • Kenmore Course Information Night – Feb 2, 6:30-7:30 (in person) English Flyer | Spanish Flyer
    • Jefferson Course Information Night – Feb 6, 6:30-7:30 (virtual) English Flyer | Spanish Flyer
    • Jefferson and Kenmore Middle Schools counselors visit Barcroft to present to the students about the school and course request forms – Feb 9
    • Deadline to accept/decline lottery for option schools – Feb 13
    • Neighborhood transfer application window is open – Feb 20 to Mar 3
    • Rising 6th grade course request forms due – Feb 23 (Barcroft due date)
      • Please note that course request forms will be shared after Feb 9.
  • March
    • Rising 6th grade course request forms due – Mar 6 (final due date)
    • Neighborhood transfer lottery – March 17
    • Families receive neighborhood transfer lottery results – March 24
    • Deadline to accept/decline neighborhood transfers – March 31
  • April
    • Middle school visits for rising 6th graders – April 24 or 25 (details pending)

We highlighted the most important next steps. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Ashlee Demastus, School Counselor (ashlee.demastus@apsva.us) with any questions.