Frederick County Public Schools

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  •  Virginia Department of Education

    Virginia Department of Education English Standards Review

    The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is currently reviewing the 2017 English Standards of Learning and has invited the public to provide feedback as part of their review process.

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  •  Season of Celebration and Success

    Season of Celebration and Success Stories

    Thank you to everyone who took time to share a celebration or success during this year's Season of Celebration and Success.

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  • FCPS Names Three New Administrators

    Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent George Hummer has announced three administrator changes that will take effect on July 1. Dr. Tara Woolever has been named the new principal of James Wood Middle School, Karen McCoy has been named the new principal at Sherando High School and Alyssa McKee has been named assistant principal at James Wood High School.

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  •  Shane Goodwin

    FCPS Names New Assistant Superintendent for Administration

    Shane A. Goodwin has been named Frederick County Public Schools’ new Assistant Superintendent for Administration. Mr. Goodwin, who has more than 25 years of experience in public education, is currently the Director of Human Resources and Communication for Warren County Public Schools. Mr. Goodwin will begin his new role effective June 1.

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  •  2023-24 School Calendar

    School Board Approves Changes to 2023-24 School Calendar

    At the School Board meeting last night, the Board approved changes to the 2023-24 school calendar. Changes include making August 14 a Transition Day. The Transition Day will be the first day of school for students entering kindergarten, 6th grade and 9th grade. The first day of school for all other students will be August 15. Other changes include adding two additional days (August 2 and 3) for new professional staff orientation as well as adding November 6 and February 16 as days off for all employees.

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  • Student Records Notification

    On July 10, all Individualized Education Program (IEP) records for 2018 FCPS graduates and students who were enrolled in an FCPS school and left the division in 2018 will be destroyed in compliance with the Library of Virginia’s Records Retention and Disposition Schedule.

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  •  CTE Equipment Grant

    CTE Equipment Grant

    Frederick County Public Schools has been awarded $37,500 as part of a competitive grant process aimed at upgrading equipment for career and technical education (CTE) and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs in schools and technical centers.

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  •  FOCUS

    FCPS Focus

    The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available. Read the May 2 issue of FCPS Focus.

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Featured Video

  • This year's Frederick County Public Schools Virtual Art Show highlights a collection of artwork created by elementary, middle and high school students. We hope you enjoy the creativity and talents our students share through their artwork. 

    Check out the FCPS Media on YouTube for more videos like this one.