ABOUT ARLINGTON EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Since its inception in 2002, the Arlington Education Foundation has donated over 1.3 million dollars to the Arlington School District. After raising 1.2 million dollars to help construct the beautiful Byrnes Performing Arts Center at Arlington High School, AEF has continued to fund special projects and grants for the schools.
Our contributions include...
$1,200,000 for Byrnes Performing Arts Center
$47,000 for Technology Teacher Stations
$15,000 for a Choral Library
$10,000 for Video Productions at AHS
$40,000 for a Language Lab at AHS
$10,000 for Elementary Library Books
$20,000 for books for preschoolers through the Imagination Library
Over $110,000 in Classroom Mini Grants
Arlington Education Foundation fills the gaps in education by funding programs that help our Arlington Public school K-12 Students by raising and managing funds to support special projects that promote excellence, enriches education and provides resources for students and future students.
The Arlington Education Foundation (AEF) was established in 2002. At the time the Arlington School District was building a new high school and was unable to completely fund a Performing Arts Center (BPAC) on the campus. Motivated members of the community had a vision and formed the AEF with the goal of raising $2.5 million to match the $2 million spent by the Arlington School District constructing the shell of the PAC.