Discover ACS Arlington Community Schools, Tennessee

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Our Mission

To fully engage and inspire our staff, parents and community to create an environment where students can achieve their highest potential and become productive citizens in an ever-changing, challenging world.

A device for everyone.

The world is changing - fast. We believe it's our duty to put the best and most up-to-date technology in the hands of our students and staff so that our students may leave Arlington Community Schools prepared, whether they're college bound or want to enter the workforce immediately. All teachers and students in grades K-12 are equipped with an iPad to help critically engage them into classroom lessons. Teachers are also given a MacBook to enhance their teaching practices.

Meet Arlington Community Schools

Arlington Community Schools is made up of five campuses: Arlington Elementary, Donelson Elementary, Arlington Middle, Arlington High and Central Office. Watch the video to see why employees have chosen Arlington to grow their career.

Voted a Top Workplace

Arlington Community Schools was voted by its employees the #3 Top Workplace in the Memphis-Metro region in 2020 - making ACS the only school district in the top three.

Top Teacher Salaries in Tennessee

ACS has among the highest starting and average teacher salaries in the state and THE highest in Shelby County. Employees are often prioritized in the budget to receive an annual Cost of Living adjustment and/or Step Increase.

Competitive Benefits Offered to All Employees

Thanks to a strong partnership with several municipal school districts and town governments, ACS is able to offer highly competitive insurance benefits to all employees.

How We Support & Celebrate Our Employees

  • Superintendent PLUS Experience Awards
  • Monthly Employee Spotlights
  • Monday Motivations
  • Food Trucks & Catered Lunches
  • Coaches & Mentors (Tech, Instructional, PLC)
  • Self-Care Activities & Kits

We hope to meet you soon.

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Arlington Community Schools offers educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or genetic information and adheres to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA).


Arlington Community Schools