Arlington Tech


Arlington Tech is a rigorous, project-based learning, high school program that prepares students to succeed in college and in the workplace through collaborative problem solving.

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Applications for the 2023-24 school year will be open from 11/7 – 1/13.  Families will receive notice on January 30th of admittance.  Students who receive offers should accept by February 13th.  Students on the waitlist will receive updates throughout the spring as spots become available.

Information Nights:

November 17th @ 7pm Virtual Information Night



December 12th @ 7pm In-Person Tour & Information Night Register Here
January 12th @ 7pm Virtual Information Night English:

Arlington Tech combines:

  • Access to Career Technical Education (CTE) classes: Student schedules combine in-demand skills with STEM academic opportunities.
  • Project-based learning: Students collaborate on open-ended projects and apply classroom content to real-world problems and relevant questions.
  • Dual-Enrolled (DE) coursework: Students learn from APS teachers who are NOVA professors. Students demonstrate the ability to succeed in college-level classes and earn transferable college credit.
  • Capstone Experience: Seniors participate in a year-long work-based experience focused on college-level research, job-site internships, or client-focused projects.

Arlington Tech is located at the Arlington Career Center campus, where students have access to exceptional lab spaces and a variety of Dual-Enrolled (DE) and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.  This competitive program is open to all rising 9th and 10th grade students in Arlington. Applications are open from November 7, 2022 – January 13, 2023.

For more information contact Dr. Michelle Van Lare, Coordinator:
703-228-5811 or

For Spanish Speaking:
Monica Lozano-Caldera, Equity & Excellence Coordinator
703-228-8702 or

Contact Information:
Dr. Michelle Van Lare

Dr. Michelle Van Lare, Program Coordinator


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For Bilingual Spanish-English Support
Monica Lozano-Caldera
Equity & Excellence Coordinator