Superintendent Listening Tour
Schools Superintendent Dr. George Hummer is holding a series of public meetings as part of a listening tour during which he is providing stakeholders with an opportunity to share their perspectives on what FCPS does well and what can be improved.
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools' E-Newsletter FCPS Focus is now available. Read the March 14 issue of Focus.
2023-24 Preschool Applications
Preliminary applications for the 2023-24 FCPS preschool program are now being accepted from the families of eligible students residing in the Apple Pie Ridge, Evendale, Gainesboro, Indian Hollow, Jordan Springs, Middletown, Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary school attendance zones.
High School Textbook Adoption
Frederick County Public Schools is in the process of adopting new textbooks and supplemental materials for Introduction to Natural Resources (all high schools) and Economics and Personal Finance (James Wood High School) courses. The textbooks and supplemental materials under consideration are available for public review through April 3 in the main office of those schools.
2023-24 School Calendar
The School Board has adopted the 2023-24 School Calendar. The first day of school for students will be Monday, August 14.
2023-24 Transportation Forms
The Frederick County Public Schools Transportation Department is asking the parents/guardians of all current students to go into Parent/Student 360 and complete the 2023-24 Transportation Form no later than March 31.
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.
• Wednesday, February 15 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Sherando High School
• Wednesday, February 22 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at James Wood High School
• Tuesday, February 28 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Millbrook High School
2023-24 Kindergarten Registration
Parents with a student already enrolled in Frederick County Public Schools are to register their rising kindergarten student between February 1 and 28. Parents who have no children currently enrolled in FCPS should register their child for kindergarten from March 1-31.
Lunch Program Equipment Grants
Frederick County Public Schools has been awarded four 2022 National School Lunch Program Equipment Grants totaling $113,240.
School Board Names Dr. George C. Hummer the New Superintendent of Schools
January 24, 2023
The Frederick County School Board has named Dr. George C. Hummer the Superintendent of Frederick County Public Schools.
2023 General Assembly
Many bills that could impact public schools in Virginia will be considered during the 2023 General Assembly.