Welcome to Barrett – From the Principal

Dear Families, Welcome to Barrett!  We are so excited that you are visiting our site to learn more about us and what we are learning! As part of Arlington Public Schools, our goal is to provide all our students a safe, supportive environment where they can learn and thrive.  We are an inclusive community that […]

Practice the Letter Sounds with Your Child

This page features a recording parents can use to practice the letter sounds with their children in less than 5 minutes a day.   New Alphabet Chart Recording 2019      

Library Catalog & eBooks

Accessing eBooks Click below to access MackinVIA or Follett on the computer or iPad (MackinVIA also has an app that is available in the APS App Catalog).  For help, click the video underneath the images.  Click here for iPad directions. Click image to access MackinVIA Click image to access Follett MackinVIA and Follett eBook Access […]

Contact Us

In addition to attending the annual school orientations, visitors are always welcome at K.W. Barrett Elementary. To contact us, please use one of the options below. If you would like an appointment to tour the building and visit classrooms, please call Principal Catherine Han at (703) 228-6288. K.W. Barrett Elementary School 4401 N. Henderson Road […]

Project Discovery

For current Project Discovery activities, follow Project Discovery teachers Ashley Hollander and Laurie Sullivan on Twitter @KWBHollander and @LSullivan Project Discovery is an Arlington Public Schools Exemplary Project. To learn about the Project Discovery teachers click these links: Ashley Hollander and Laurie Sullivan Since the program’s inception in 1990, Project Discovery has become woven into […]

Overview and History

K.W. Barrett Elementary School A Professional Learning Community Barrett Elementary School is a diverse community of students, families and staff who are engaged and motivated to learn. We collaborate to ensure high levels of learning while nurturing all learners’ interests and abilities. Named for a prominent Virginia physician and humanitarian, Kate Waller Barrett Elementary School […]

PTA Website

KW Barrett PTA Check out our PTA web site:  https://www.kwbarrettpta.org/

School Counseling Program

Barrett’s School Counseling Programs Beliefs: At the heart of Barrett’s school counseling program is the belief that a sense of ‘belonging’ to the Barrett family is vital for student growth and success. The school counseling program supports students’ in feeling safe, cared for and connected to their school staff and peers. Students’ reach their full […]