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
Applications for 2020 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 2019-2020 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has accredited all Fauquier County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Eighteen schools received the highest accreditation rating, and Taylor Middle School is accredited with conditions. The VDOE bases accreditation ratings on a school accountability system that provides a comprehensive view of school quality.
Fauquier County Public Schools earned the top rating from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) for improving outcomes for students with disabilities and for compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The school division received a total performance grade of 95 percent based on 2017-2018 data —the best rating the school division has ever received for serving students with disabilities.