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Fairfax County

  • Size: 407 square miles
  • Population: 1,111,620
  • Approximately one of every six residents is a public school student.

Schools and Centers

  • 2014 - 15 total: 196
  • Elementary (preschool - 6): 139
  • Middle (6-8): 3
  • Middle (7-8): 20
  • Secondary (7 - 12): 3
  • High (9 - 12): 22
  • Alternative High Schools: 2
  • Special Education Centers: 7

Alternative Programs and Learning Centers

  • 2014-15 total: 48

Schools and Centers Directory

  • Complete list and links to information about each school

Transportation

  • More than 1520 buses carry 110,000 students each day.

Staff Positions -- Full-Time

  • Total: 23,447.3
  • School-based positions: 93.2%
  • Nonschool-Based: 6.8%

Meals

  • 145,000 customers per day are served.

Projected Enrollment

  • 2014 - 15 total projected: 186,785
  • Largest in Virginia
  • 10th largest in U.S.
  • VA students enrolled in FCPS: 14.4%
  • Division Membership

Performance

  • Graduates attending post-secondary programs: 74%
  • AP/IB Exams Taken: 43,284
  • National Merit Semifinalists: 229 (Class of 2013)
  • School-by-school test scores
  • Four year on-time graduation rate: 92%

SAT (Class of 2013)

  • FCPS Average: 1663
  • African American: 1419
  • Asian American: 1739
  • Hispanic: 1504
  • White: 1719

Demographics

  • African American: 10.3%
  • American Indian: .2%
  • Asian American: 19.5%
  • Hispanic: 23.6%
  • Multiracial: 4.9%
  • White: 41.4%

Students receiving free and reduced meals: 52,638
English for Speakers of Other languages (ESOL) students: 28,870
Students receiving special education services: 25,715

Student Information and Statistical Reports

These reports include monthly student membership, class size and teacher load, dropouts, student ethnicity, student mobility, student membership (total and by school), and student retentions.

Fiscal Year 2015

Funding Sources

  • Fairfax County: 71.9
  • State education aid: 14.9%
  • Federal Aid: 1.7%
  • Sales Tax: 6.8%
  • Other: .9%

Expenditures by Category:

  • Instructional: 85.9%
  • Transportation: 5.7%
  • Facilities Management: 4.4%
  • General Support: 4.1%
  • Average cost per student: $13,472

Capital Improvement Program

  • FY 2014 - 2018 : $871.2 million

All information was accurate at the beginning of the 2014 - 15 school year unless otherwise indicated.

Related Information

Webpage Curator

Nancy Moy
nhmoy@fcps.edu

Last Updated

September 2, 2014