Awards and Honors

Claremont Earns Health Award



The Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) and Sodexo presented Claremont Elementary School with the Healthy Schools Award for participating in the Healthy Kids Fun Run at a school wide assembly. In addition, the Claremont P.E. department received $1,000 and each student received a healthy snack pack from Sodexo.

Claremont has been one of five schools in 2012, 2013, and 2014 to receive the Healthy School Award for the most student participation at the MCM-organized Healthy Kids Fun Run. This year Claremont is participating again on Oct. 24, 2015. The students really enjoyed the MCM big celebration of Jill which promoted healthy eating and fitness. A big thanks goes out to the U.S. Marines from Marine Corps Base Quantico who participated in the event.

Claremont students participated in the Healthy Kids Fun Run through the coordinated effort of the school’s PTA and  P.E. teachers.

Past Awards

2012 – 2013 Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
Claremont participated in a two-month program designed to track and promote healthy activities.  Of all the schools in Virginia, Claremont was honored to be one of the top 25 schools in the state with 99.3% of our student population completing the challenge.  As a result, Radio Disney provided the students with a dance party on March 21st.  OUTSTANDING WORK CLAREMONT! Claremont competed and won a 10,000 grant plus chosen as a “Super School” by NFL Washington Redskins for the 2010 health and wellness initiatives implemented

2009-2010 Virginia Governor’s GOLD Award for Best Practices in Nutrition and Physical Activity

Arlington County Physical Education Mission Statement

Arlington County Public School’s Health and Physical Education Department is committed to educate students in becoming lifelong learners of wellness by participating in activities that develop behaviors which encourage good health, develop appropriate social skills, and promote physical fitness in and outside the educational setting.