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Order School Supply 2019-20 Deadline June 7th

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Book Swap, Wed June 5th 6-7:30 PM

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Welcome To McKinley


All-School Artwork

A commissioned, all-school artwork marks McKinley’s 2016 completed addition & renovation. The artwork’s goal: To create an image for every grade level, representing each individual student. Under the direction of McKinley’s Artist-in-Residence, 729 students in 6 grades participated in the series titled, Kaleidoscope: Multiple Reflections, Infinite Patterns. Read more about each piece of artwork in […]

About McKinley Elementary School

McKinley Elementary is a neighborhood public school nestled within a friendly suburb of Arlington, Virginia. It is a school where staff, families and neighbors in our community work collaboratively to provide an enriching educational experience for its students. The school’s strong instructional programs and the use of a variety of contemporary instructional strategies that are […]

The Kaleidoscope Project at McKinley

The Kaleidoscope Project, McKinley’s exemplary project, takes the business of teaching and learning and makes it educationally challenging, colorful, thought-provoking and fun. Through this arts-integrated program academic achievement is enhanced through the use of Readers’ Theatre, puppetry, creative writing, guest artists, musical theater, visual arts, singing and dancing. Students learn in an environment of creativity, […]

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21 Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Office of Equity & Excellence Black Parent Academy Meeting

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

21 Tuesday, May 21, 2019

School Safety Forum

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

23 Thursday, May 23, 2019

School Board Meeting/2019 Honored Citizens Recognition

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

23 Thursday, May 23, 2019

Spring Instrumental Concert

7:00 PM - 12:00 AM

27 Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day (Holiday-No School)

28 Tuesday, May 28, 2019

School Board Open Office Hours

8:30 AM - 10:30 PM

29 Wednesday, May 29, 2019

School Board Work Session on the 1:1 Technology Study

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

04 Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019

Eid al Fitr (sunset)


  • 2 men dressed in capes with zeros on them
  • 100th Day of School

  • Nothing like a visit from ZERO THE HERO! #100thdayofschool @APSMcKCardinals kindergarten classes. Who are these masked men @chbrownmckcard #APSisAwesome — Tammy Cantow (@APSMcKPR) February 15, 2018  

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