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Fauquier County Public Schools (FCPS) is located in Fauquier County, Virginia approximately 40 miles from Washington, DC and 80 miles from Richmond, the state capital. Fauquier County encompasses a land area of approximately 650 square miles and is bordered by the counties of Prince William, Stafford, Culpeper, Warren, Clarke, Loudoun, and Rappahannock. Because of its proximity to Washington, DC, the county has experienced consistent population growth rates over the past 10 years and is currently home to around 68,000 residents. Despite that, the County remains primarily rural.

FCPS includes 11 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools and 1 alternative learning school.