W-L Health Office

Arlington Public Schools health services are provided by the School Health Bureau of the Public Health Division of Arlington County’s Department of Human Services. The mission of the School Health Bureau is to provide students and their families with preventive and early intervention services that enable the student to learn to the best of his or her potential.

Our School is staffed with a School Health Aide.  Additionally, we have an assigned Public Health Nurse (PHN).  School Public Health Nurses cover anywhere from 1 to 3 schools.


School Health Office Phone: 703-228-6224

Location: Room 1310

School Health Aide

Ms. Jamila Ellison

Public Health Nurse

Ms. Darci Niestroy, RN, BSN


  • Clinic Hours: 8:00am to 3:10pm. Closed for lunch from 1:30pm to 2:00pm.
  • Clinic only has EMERGENCY MEDICATION for field trips and medication for student’s with a Doctor’s Authorization Order Form.
  • The clinic DOES NOT HAVE ANY OTC MEDICATIONS, SNACK, or ANY PERSONAL HYGIENE ITEMS. Also student’s can carry (2) doses of OTC medication, without a doctor’s order.

School Health Entry Requirements

Per the Code of Virginia (§ 22.1-271.2. Immunization requirements ( and § 22.1-270. Preschool physical examinations (, students must meet school health entry requirements. School health staff will be following up with parents of students who are missing required vaccines and physical examinations.

More information about school health entry requirements is available online.