Fairfax County Public Schools

Know your school choice options in Fairfax County Public Schools.

Students in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) generally attend their neighborhood school, determined by where they live. In certain cases (such as childcare or family relocation), students may request a transfer to another school in the district (called intradistrict choice).

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher-performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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Gatehouse Adm Ctr 1
Falls Church, VA 22042
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PH: (571) 423-1010
FAX: (571) 423-1007
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yellow arrow Grades n/a
yellow arrow 177,606 students
yellow arrow 221 schools
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District superintendent:
Jack Dale

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