Arlington has a public school system with ten schools. (7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school). The seven elementary schools (K-5) are Brackett, Bishop, Dallin, Hardy, Peirce, Stratton, and Thompson. There are also two middle schools, grade 6 at Gibbs, and grades 7–8 at Ottoson, and Arlington High School, which includes grades 9–12. In addition, Arlington is in the district served by the Minuteman Regional High School, located in Lexington, one of the top vocational-technical schools in Massachusetts.
Private and parochial schools
There are two Parochial schools, Arlington Catholic High School, and an elementary/middle school, St. Agnes School, both affiliated with St. Agnes Parish. In addition, there are two secular elementary schools, Lesley Ellis and the Alivia Elementary School.
- Arlington Center
- Arlington Heights, in the west
- East Arlington, roughly east of Franklin Street
- Brattle Square
- Jason Heights
- Arlmont Village
- Turkey Hill
- Little Scotland
- Poets’ Corner