Located in southwestern Vermont, the Arlington School District is comprised of Arlington Memorial High School and Fisher Elementary School. The district provides educational services primarily to the towns of Arlington and Sandgate as well as several other sending towns which have a high school choice option for residents. The two school buildings, superintendent's office, playing fields, and the town's public library are situated on the 10-acre campus.
Arlington Memorial High School is a comprehensive, four-year public school enrolling 220 students in Grades 6-12. AMHS offers an Accelerated Program to students in Grades 6-8 who wish to take classes at an advanced level for high school credit. Arlington High School graduated its first class in 1925. AMHS is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The Arlington Memorial High School community strives to create a safe, caring and respectful environment of academic excellence where students are uniquely challenged to reach their potential in Grades 6-12.
Statement of Purpose
Arlington Memorial endeavors to prepare its students to function in an ever-changing society. Students have the opportunity to develop their intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth in a friendly, stimulating atmosphere where human diversity is accepted. Students are encouraged to expand their intellect, increase their self-confidence, accept others, and contribute to society through a variety of personal and group experiences, which will foster intellectual challenge as well as the awareness of others' needs and the development of self respect, self-discipline, and wise personal decisions.
Expectation of Students
Expectation of Students
Communication Students will be able to utilize appropriate tools to exchange a variety of ideas
Technology Students will apply appropriate technological tools for a variety of purposes.
Problem Solving Students will be able to problem solve in a variety of contexts and content areas.
Goal Setting Students will make informed healthy choices that positively affect the health and safety of themselves and others.
Expectation for School
Arlington Memorial will offer a curriculum which meets individual needs, abilities, and interest. It will also provide opportunities for students to develop critical-thinking skills to make responsible decisions. AMHS promotes cooperation between school and home as well as strives for effective school - community relationships.