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Frequently Asked Questions FAQs

What is the FCPS App?

Powered by Blackboard Connect’s Parent Link, the FCPS app is an aggregator that pulls together in one place the most frequently used content from the FCPS website and social media platforms.  The app translates content into 65 languages and enables the district to issue push notifications to the mobile device in the event of school closures or other emergencies.  FCPS district content is always available to users on the app, but the app also allows for customization so that the user can follow the school or schools of his or her choice. 

For example, if a parent has students in an elementary, middle and high school, the parent can choose to follow all three schools in order to have all of that information channeled to one convenient place.

Who is the audience for the FCPS app?

We encourage parents, staff, high school students and other community members interested in FCPS to download and use the app.

How do I download the FCPS app, and what does it cost?

The app is available to download FREE of charge from both the apple and google stores.  Just go to the app store and search “Fauquier County Public Schools.”

How do I download the app?

Follow these three easy steps:

1. On your smartphone, go to the iTunes App Store or Google Play

2. Search Fauquier County Public Schools

3. Then select our Fauquier County Public Schools app for free download

Who can use the mobile app?

The Fauquier County Public Schools mobile app is available for everyone to download, and will display public/district school information, including news, calendar events, directory, sports and resources.