Appomattox County Public Schools

Striving For Excellence

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Striving For Excellence

District Announcements

  • Welcome!

    On behalf of the Appomattox County School Board and our staff, welcome to our website.  Explore our website and our four school websites.  Appomattox County is located in rural central Virginia.  We provide public education to approximately 2200 students who are enrolled in our four schools in the school division.  Those schools include Appomattox Primary School (Preschool – Grade 2), Appomattox Elementary School (Grades 3-5), Appomattox Middle School (Grades 6-8), and Appomattox County High School (Grades 9-12).  We are proud of our students and staff in ACPS.  Last year all four of our schools were fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education. We were one of only 37 school divisions in Virginia to achieve this status.


    Our theme for this year is Striving for Excellence.  Our goal is to engage every student in meaningful and rigorous work with high expectations.  We accomplish this through the use of innovative instructional practices, a guaranteed curriculum, and up-to-date technology.  We want our students to be motivated and hard workers in order to be career or college ready upon graduation.  ACPS aims to provide a high quality education for every child, filled with a wide range of academic, extra-curricular, and athletic opportunities. 
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  • Online Registration

    Returning Students

    Parents or guardians can update student information for returning students.  Click this link and follow the quick directions below:

    1. Login and Select the student you wish to register along the top
    2. Select the Registration (2017-2018) icon on the left side
    3. Agree to the terms and conditions
    4. Click Begin Forms
    5. Complete this process for each child in your Parent Portal
      If you have more than one child enrolled in ACPS, after completing the first child's registration - go back to Parent Portal and select the next child to get started.
    6. Registration is not complete until you have clicked Submit.  To bypass payment, select Check/Cash and Submit the form.  Fees not paid online are due on the student's first day of school.

     

    Click here for a quick FAQ with common registration questions.

    New Students

    New students can be registered at any of our four schools.  All school office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm.

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ACPS News

  • ACPS Fully Accredited for the THIRD Year in a Row!

    Appomattox County Public Schools is proud to announce that all of its schools are fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education based on performance of students on Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments in English, math, science, and history during 2016-17.

    For a school to earn full accreditation, students must achieve adjusted pass rates of at least 75 percent in English and at least 70 percent on assessments in math, science, and history. High schools must also meet a benchmark for graduation and completion. Accreditation ratings may also reflect an average of achievement over several years.

    Appomattox County Public Schools is one of 65 school divisions, out of 132 total divisions in Virginia, to have all schools fully accredited. Appomattox County Public Schools is proud to have all schools fully accredited for the third consecutive year in a row.

    Having all schools fully accredited for the third year is a shining reflection of the daily dedication of all teachers and staff of Appomattox County Public Schools to our students.

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  • AMS 6th Grade Students Interactive Reading

    Mrs. Fort’s 6th grade Language Arts class read the book Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World by M. Walter. The story was about a young boy learning how to take responsibility for his actions and how he matured throughout the story. One important lesson he learned was how to cook. He learned from his grandfather about his family history and how to cook biscuits. With the help of Mrs. Tillotson from 4H, students were able to cook and take home their own best biscuits in the world! Students also researched information discussed in the book such as cowboys during the 1800’s with the help of Mrs. Williams in the library.

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  • ACPS School Bus Number Changes for 2017-2018

    The Appomattox County Public Schools Transportation Department has made some changes with bus numbers for the 2017-2018 school year. The routes will remain the same, however, your student may have a new bus number.

    If your child rode bus 30 last year, they will now ride bus 2.

    If your child rode bus 38 last year, they will now ride bus 3.

    If your child rode bus 6 last year, they will now ride bus 4.

    If your child rode bus 4 last year, they will now ride bus 6.

    If your child rode bus 10 last year, they will now ride bus 7.

    If your child rode bus 25 last year, they will now ride bus 30.

    If your child rode bus 23 last year, they will now ride bus 31.

    If your child rode bus 2 last year, they will now ride bus 35.

    If your child rode bus 3 last year, they will now ride bus 55.

    The afternoon activity bus is now bus 25.

    If you have any question contact the Transportation Office at 434-352-7441.

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  • Appomattox APPS

    Reminder to all Parents/Guardians.
    Appomattox County Public Schools has an app. The app allows you to keep up with your child's grades, attendance, and important information concerning your child's education.
    The district app combines all apps provided by the schools in one place. We would like to encourage all parents/guardians to download the app today.

    Listed below are a few Apps that we suggest to help you keep up with information pertaining to your student.
    Our Division APP
    PowerSchool App (District Code : TQHS   You will need this code after you download the app)

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  • Bus Route Information Online

    ACPS Transportation has a new location on the division website!  The transportation department has compiled a list of bus routes and information.  These lists can be found on our new page listed under Departments, then Transportation.  (Updated 07/27/2017)

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  • Bullying Hotline

    ACPS has set up a Bullying Hotline for students and faculty to call if they feel they are being bullied. Messages can be left anonymously, if desired. School administrators are checking this number for messages and looking into any issues. The number is (434) 352-2071.

    In addition to the Hotline, students and faculty can now text their concerns to (434) 609-7146. This is a texting only phone and will be checked daily. If you do not have access to a phone you can use our on-line system to send text message alerts.

    Click here to report Bullying if you do not have a cell phone.

    For more information about bullying, please visit the following link on the Virginia Department of Education's website at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/prevention/bullying/.

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