The Communications Office coordinates external and internal communications for the school division. The office seeks to
- Provide accurate information to the public regarding Fauquier County Public Schools
- Increase awareness of activities within our schools
- Assist the media with information regarding Fauquier County Public Schools
- Ensure an ongoing flow of information with employees and stakeholders by providing news releases, answering questions from the public, and responding to Freedom of Information Act requests
Bruce McDaniel will become the interim principal at Greenville Elementary School beginning January 3, 2023, and lasting throughout the second semester of the 2022-2023 school year. The veteran administrator will take over for Principal Tim Gardner, who will fill an existing vacant position within FCPS.
Marshall C. “Clay” Campbell took an oath on November 16, 2022, to serve as the Scott District representative on the Fauquier County School Board. Campbell won the special election held on November 8, 2022, and assumed the seat previously held by Vincent Gallo. Gallo served as interim Scott District representative after being appointed by the Fauquier County School Board to fill the seat vacated on December 15, 2021, by Suzanne Sloane.
Applications for 2023 Summer Residential Governor’s School are now available. These worthwhile programs provide enrichment in the areas of agriculture, humanities, mathematics, science and technology, and the arts (dance, theatre, instrumental and vocal music and visual arts). Students, who should be nominated by a teacher, must be in 10th or 11th grade and enrolled during the 2022-2023 school year.
Fauquier County Public Schools (FCPS) recorded an on-time graduation rate of 94.8% in 2022, according to data released by the Virginia Department of Education. FCPS continued to achieve high graduation rates in all subgroup categories while maintaining a low dropout rate of 2.7%, compared to the state average of 5.2%.
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has accredited all Fauquier County Public Schools for the 2022-2023 school year. Eighteen schools received the highest accreditation rating, and Pearson Elementary School is accredited with conditions. The VDOE bases accreditation ratings on a school accountability system that provides a comprehensive view of school quality.