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  •  Budget

    Superintendent's Proposed FY24 Budget

    Schools Superintendent Dr. George Hummer's proposed budget includes initiatives to address the budget priorities adopted by the School Board and support the school division's strategic plan "Inspire 2025: A Promise for Progress." Dr. Hummer will be hosting the following Town Hall Meetings to answer questions about the proposed budget.

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  • Welcome to Kindergarten

    2023-24 Kindergarten Registration

    FCPS will be conducting kindergarten registration for the 2023-24 school year in two phases this year.

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  •  Virginia Flag

    2023 General Assembly

    Many bills that could impact public schools in Virginia will be considered during the 2023 General Assembly.

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  •  FOCUS

    FCPS Focus

    The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available. Read the December 13 issue of FCPS Focus.

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  •  School Calendar Changes

    Spring Break Extended

    The 2022-23 School Calendar has been amended to add three days to Spring Break which will begin on Friday, April 7 and continue through Sunday, April 16

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  • FCPS On-Time Graduation Rate Exceeds the Average State Rate for the 10th Consecutive Year

    For the 10th consecutive year, Frederick County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate exceeds the state’s average on-time graduation rate. According to the Virginia Department of Education, the on-time graduate rate for members of Frederick County Public Schools’ Class of 2022 was 94.6 percent compared to Virginia’s on-time graduation rate of 92.1 percent. It is also the fourth consecutive year the school division’s on-time graduation rate has climbed.

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  •  Association of School Business Officials International

    Meritorious Budget Award

    For the 10th consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International has recognized Frederick County Public Schools with a Meritorious Budget Award.

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  •  Accreditation

    All Frederick County Public Schools Accredited for 2022-23

    The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has announced each of Frederick County’s public schools has been accredited for 2022-23.

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  • Free and Reduced Price Meals

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture waivers that allowed all FCPS students to receive free school meals the past two years have expired. This means school breakfast and lunch will not be available to all students at no cost during the 2022-23 school year. However, eligible families can participate in the free and reduced priced meals program.

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  •  Survey Results

    School Quality and Perceptions Survey Results

    School Quality and Perceptions Survey Results- The results from the 2022 Frederick County Public Schools School Quality and Perceptions Survey reveal a majority of students, parents and school-based staff rate the overall quality of their school as good or excellent.

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