Company Overview
FCPS serves a diverse student population of more than 181,000 students

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is a catalyst that transforms our community's most valuable potential - our children - and shapes a thriving future. We are the community's gathering place where, together, we foster creative thinking, a culture of caring, and lifelong connections. In our schools, students share a diversity of experiences that prepare them for success in a global society; teachers creatively challenge and inspire young minds; and parents actively engage in their children's future. 

FCPS is one of the largest school divisions in the U.S. with 199 schools and centers. We serve a diverse student population of more than 181,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12, speaking over 200 languages. Over 27 percent of our total student population is Economically Disadvantaged; 14.4 percent are reported as Students with Disabilities, and more than 20 percent of students are English Learners. Demographically, 36.8 percent of FCPS students are White, 27.1 percent are Hispanic, 19.8 percent are Asian, 10 percent are Black, 5.9 percent are two or more races, 0.3 are American Indian and 0.1 percent are Native Hawaiian (source: 2020 Fall Membership by Subgroup as reported in the Virginia Department of Education School Quality Profile).

  • Each student is entitled to an excellent education that meets their individual needs.
  • Dynamic and supportive partnerships among students, parents, educators, and the community are critical to meet student needs and provide enriching experiences.
  • Effective educators are essential to student success.
  • Families play a fundamental role in their children’s education.
  • High expectations inspire high performance.
  • Everyone thrives in a vibrant, healthful, safe, enriching, and respectful environment.
  • Our diversity is a strength that creates resilient, open, and innovative global citizens.
  • Quality early childhood education is crucial to school readiness and future success.
  • Literacy is an essential life skill, and reading proficiency by third grade is critical for the academic success of all students.
  • A well-rounded education enables students to lead productive, fulfilling, creative, and culturally rich lives.
  • An educated citizenry enhances everyone’s quality of life, improves our economy, and sustains our system of self-governance.
  • A successful education system develops students who are effective communicators; collaborators; creative critical thinkers; global and ethical citizens; and goal-directed, resilient learners.

Fairfax County Public Schools inspires and empowers students to meet high academic standards, lead healthy, ethical lives, and be responsible and innovative global citizens.


Looking to the Future
FCPS prepares all students for the world of the future by giving them a broad spectrum of opportunities to prepare for education and employment beyond high school. All graduates are productive and responsible members of society, capable of competing in the global economy and motivated to pursue learning throughout their lifetimes.

Commitment to Opportunity
FCPS values its diversity and acknowledges that all people contribute to the well-being of the community. FCPS provides opportunities for all its students and employees to grow educationally, personally, and professionally.

Community Support
Fairfax County embraces its schools. Businesses and community members generously volunteer their time and resources to help students. Schools are integrated into the fabric of the community, and residents take pride in their schools. The success of FCPS draws businesses to Fairfax County. Citizens support the financial and capital needs of the school system.

Fairfax County students achieve at high levels in all core areas and across a broad spectrum of pursuits. FCPS values a well-rounded education that goes beyond basics and encompasses the arts, technology, communication, and critical thinking skills in preparation for the work of the world. FCPS provides a breadth and depth of opportunities to allow all students to stretch their capabilities and pursue their passions.

FCPS is accountable for the academic achievement of all students. FCPS measures academic progress to ensure that all students, regardless of race, poverty, language, or disability, will graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary for college or employment. FCPS spends money wisely. FCPS directs funds to the classroom and finds ways to improve performance across the spectrum of academic programs and business processes.

Find Your Next Careers With Us!

FCPS is dedicated to building the future child by child. Our mission is to inspire and empower students to meet high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and be responsible and innovative global citizens. Our schools regularly appear in “top 100 in the nation” lists.

Whether you are just starting out or are an experienced professional, we offer a wide range of rewarding careers, as well as the support to help you grow with us. FCPS is always hiring outstanding teachers, but we also need engineers, IT professionals, HVAC technicians, occupational therapists, financial analysts, electricians, administrative assistants, building supervisors, and many others.

We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce that prepares students for success in a global society.

Company Summary
Fairfax County Public Schools
Number of Employees
500 or more
(571) 423-3161
8115 Gatehouse Rd Ste 1150
Falls Church, VA