Barcroft Elementary School: First day of class

ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) - It's August first and that means it's back to school time for students at one school in the D.C. area.

Barcroft Elementary School in Arlington is on a modified school year calendar so classes start up again Thursday. More than 500 kids attend the school. Barcroft is the only public school in Arlington on a modified calendar

All the other schools in Arlington start class after Labor Day.