About Us

Responsive Classroom (C.A.R.E.S.)

Innovation implements Responsive Classroom.  Responsive Classroom is a student-centered, social, and emotional learning approach to teaching and discipline. It is comprised of a set of research- and evidence-based practices designed to create safe, joyful, and engaging classrooms and school communities for both students and teachers.  Our school administration prioritizes daily morning meetings and closing circles, […]

Title IX Information

Title IX Coordinator: Claire Peters (claire.peters@apsva.us) Please access the APS Title IX webpage for more information.    

Innovation Vision Statement

Innovation Elementary School Vision Statement Developing the innovators of the future through a focus on compassion, creativity, curiosity, and confidence.

No Place for Hate

Innovation is proud to become a No Place for Hate school! No Place for Hate (NPFH) is a holistic, school-wide co-curricular equity team strategy from the Anti-Defamation League that has been in use in schools for almost four decades. No Place for Hate involves students, families, and the community to build cultural competence. The strategy […]


Innovation faculty and students are tremendously grateful for the efforts of our wonderful Cafeteria staff, Yaa Oduro (Ms. Yaa) and Regina Addo (Ms. Regina)! APS Lunch Plans APS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and students throughout the entire school day. In accordance with CDC and VDH guidance, we will […]


Innovation faculty and students are tremendously grateful for the efforts of our wonderful Custodial Team!

Main Office

  Innovation’s Main Office team (left to right: Linda Butcher, Claudia Tavera, Lily Millson, and Rachel Hunter) is always ready to support Innovation students and families!  You can reach out via phone at 703-228-2700 or check in with them when you enter the building via Door 1. Please see below for who to contact for […]


Arlington County Public Health Department continues to partner with Arlington Public Schools in the ongoing commitment to school safety.  Please visit the following websites for the most up to date information related to COVID-19 and Arlington Public Schools: Arlington Public Schools Health and Safety Information Arlington County Government COVID-19 Information Arlington County Public Health Division/School […]

Innovation Learning Log

Each week, Principal Peters sends a message to families via email with a link to our weekly Innovation Learning Log.  In it, she shares school wide announcements and photos, and grade-level specific information.  We strongly encourage families to review this document each week!