Military Families

Military Families

Military Families:

On behalf of our entire school community, welcome to Escuela Key Elementary School.  We are honored to serve the children of your family. This webpage provides links to resources that may prove useful in making your transition into our community easier. As one of the approximately two million military-connected children in America, your child will join the 80,000 school-age students of active-duty military families here in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  We are proud to help make your time with us as rewarding and enriching as possible!

Planning Your Arrival to Arlington Public Schools (APS)

If the assignment from which you are departing was outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia, we encourage you to visit the Virginia Department of Education Military Families page, which provides information on rights and resources as you move your family here to Virginia.

To learn more about Arlington Public Schools, we encourage you to visit the APS Military Families page, which provides military-connected families with information and resources regarding:

You are also welcome and encouraged to visit the “Welcome Kit for New Arlington Residents,” provided by the Arlington, Virginia government. The welcome kit is available online at

 Escuela Key Elementary School

To learn more about Escuela Key we encourage you to explore our website and schedule a tour.  You can do this by calling our main number at 703.228-4210.

You can also contact Escuela Key directly for information about student records.  To do so, please contact the Registrar, Dr. Ann Lee (  For additional information about requesting records and/or transcripts, please visit the APS “Transcripts and Records Information” webpage.

When you speak to the Registrar, be sure to ask that your email address(es) be included in our Student Information System. This will ensure you receive messages sent by Arlington Public Schools through the School Messenger system.You are welcomed and encouraged to join the Escuela Key Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association. To learn more about the Key PTA, visit

Additional Links

These webpages may contain links to websites that are outside of the Arlington Public Schools network. APS does not control the content or relevancy of these outside sites.