The Fairfax County Public Schools
system (abbreviated FCPS
) is a branch of the Fairfax County
government which administers public schools
in Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax
. FCPS' headquarters is located at 8115 Gatehouse Road in an unincorporated section
of the county near the city of Falls Church
; the headquarters has a Falls Church address but is not within the city limits.. Fairfax County Public Schools
. Retrieved on April 3, 2009.
With over 170,000 students enrolled, FCPS is the largest public school system in the Baltimore-Washington and Northern Virginia
Metropolitan Area. The superintendent of schools is Jack D. Dale
. The school division
is the 12th largest school system in the nation and maintains the largest fleet of any school system in the United States.
The most notable commitment the county makes to its school system is the allocation of 53.5% of its 2011 fiscal budget to the school system.
The public school system in Fairfax County was created... Read More