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Fort Myer, Virginia

Gunston Middle School

Fort Myer is located in Arlington County next to the Arlington Cemetery and the Iwo Jima Memorial. School-age and youth living on Fort Myer will attend the Arlington County Public Schools, which are Long Branch Elementary School,

Fort Myer is located in Arlington County next to the Arlington Cemetery and the Iwo Jima Memorial. School-age and youth living on Fort Myer will attend the Arlington County Public Schools, which are Long Branch Elementary School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Washington-Lee High School. Arlington Public Schools has more than 30 schools and programs: 21 elementary schools - 4 Countywide Alternative Schools, 4 Team Schools and 14 neighborhood schools. Arlington Public Schools has five middle schools and a Countywide Secondary Alternative Program housed at H-B Woodlawn. Arlington Public Schools has three high schools, the Career Center and a Countywide Secondary Alternative Program housed at H-B Woodlawn.

Virginia has several requirements for students enrolling in the public schools. State law requires that students must attend school if they have reached their fifth birthday by September 30 and have not passed their 18 th birthday. Students are required to attend school in the district where their parent or guardian resides at. Students may be enrolled as tuition-paying students only when space is available in the school requested.

A qualifying parent may elect to provide home instruction for his or her school-age child in lieu of school attendance. For important information regarding home instruction, call 703-876-5227 or 703-876-5206.

There are several private schools in the area.

For any questions you may have regarding schooling issues, pleace contact the School Laiason Office at 102 Custer Road, Building 203 Fort Myer, Va 22211 703-696-3817.

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