Parent - Student Transition Information

  • Alexandria Public Schools will assist families in transition who are new to our district or currently enrolled.  An array of services are available: 
    • Providing direct services to families and youth by enrolling children new to the district;
    • Assessing their strengths and needs, including eligibility for various school programs;
    • Arranging transportation;
    • Providing school supplies;
    • Gathering records to expedite enrollment and programming;
    • Tutoring for academic success;
    • Assessing requirements for graduation and testing;
    • Identify and referring preschool students;
    • Educating staff and community and advocating for community resources.

    The federal McKinney Vento law ensures that Children & Youth in Transition have rights to:

    • Immediate enrollment.
    • Continue at the same school if transportation is feasible.
    • Attend special programs and services as all other students.