Manassas Park City Schools
is a school division
that serves the city of Manassas Park
, United States
All schools are located in the city of Manassas Park.
The district includes two elementary schools. Cougar Elementary School, built in 2001, serves students from Kindergarten through 2nd grade, and Manassas Park Elementary School, built in 2009, serves 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Manassas Park Elementary is a Gold LEED Certified school.
Manassas Park secondary schools include Manassas Park Middle School, which serves 6th-8th grade students, and Manassas Park High School, which serves students in grades 9-12.
All Manassas Park City schools are fully accredited and achieved Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) in 2008 and 2009.
Thomas Debolt has served as Superintendent of Manassas Park City Schools since 1995. DeBolt's vision and the history of the Manassas Park school system are captured in the book "The Little School System That Could: Transforming a City School District," by Daniel L. Duke, a professor at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education.
The Manassas Park City Schools are overseen by a five-member school board, which is appointed by the Manassas Park City Council. The current board includes Chair Michael Wine, Vice Chair Brenda K. Foster, and members Rachel Kirkland, Ron Gill, and Patricia Rhodes.
Their mascot is the Cougar, and elementary students are called the "Mini-cougars".