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Transportation Open House
Roll With Us
10/19/2018
The Frederick County Public Schools Transportation Department is holding an open house and hiring event on Friday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the event, individuals are invited to visit the transportation department at 2261 Front Royal Pike and learn the many benefits of working as an FCPS school bus driver.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - October 2018
10/12/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Work Begins on Middle School Rezoning Project
10/11/2018
Work has begun on a middle school attendance zone adjustment that will take effect at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year and impact James Wood and Frederick County middle schools.
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FCPS Receives School Equipment Security Grant
10/09/2018
Frederick County Public Schools is one of 102 Virginia school divisions receiving School Security Equipment Grants this year. The $18,781 state grant will be used to provide additional security cameras at nine different schools.
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Screenagers
Screenagers
10/08/2018
Frederick County Public Schools is offering several free screenings of the documentary SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age during the week of October 22.
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Bright Futures Frederick/Winchester Connections for Success
Bright Futures Food Drive
10/05/2018
A special food drive to benefit Bright Futures Frederick/Winchester is being held in conjunction with the Harlem Globetrotters game being held on November 5 at 7 p.m. at Shenandoah University's James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletic and Events Center.
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FCPS greater than Virginia
Frederick County Public Schools’ On-Time Graduation Rate Exceeds 93 Percent
10/01/2018
The on-time graduation rate for members of Frederick County Public Schools' Class of 2018 was 93.3 percent which compares to Virginia's on-time graduation rate of 91.6 percent.
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Tyler SIS Login Screen
Update Student Contact/Emergency Information By October 26
09/28/2018
Please update student contact information in the Parent/Student 360 portal by October 26.
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Virginia Department of Education
All Frederick County Public Schools Accredited for 2018-19
09/27/2018
The Virginia Department of Education has accredited all Frederick County Public Schools for 2018-19. This year’s accreditation ratings are based on a revised school accountability system that provides a more comprehensive view of school quality while encouraging continuous improvement for all schools and placing an increased emphasis on closing achievement gaps among students.
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Enrollment
Enrollment Growth
09/19/2018
Enrollment in Frederick County Public Schools is continuing to climb. Enrollment as of September 14 was 13,645. That compares to 13,581 on August 31 and 13,247 on the first day of school (August 15). As of September 14, enrollment has increased by 398 students since first day of school.
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FCPS Supports American Heart Association
09/13/2018
Frederick County Public Schools raised $96,533 to support the American Heart Association through a variety of programs such as Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart in 2017-18. That ranked FCPS seventh amongst all school divisions in Virginia in the amount of funds raised for the American Heart Association.
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ASBO Meritorious Budget Award
Frederick County Public Schools Earns Meritorious Budget Award for Sixth Consecutive Year
09/12/2018
The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation during the 2018-19 budget year. This is the sixth consecutive year FCPS has received the award.
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Frederick County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee; I'm Determined
Register for the I'm Determined Mini-Summit
08/28/2018
Join us on Saturday, October 20 at Frederick County Middle School for the next I'm Determined Mini-Summit. The youth and parent mini-summit is geared toward students receiving special education services. I’m Determined is a program designed to empower students to become more aware of their strengths, weaknesses and needs. The event is free but you must register in advance. Registration deadline is October 5. Click the link above to access the online registration form.
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2019 Best Schools Niche
2019 Best Schools in Virginia
08/24/2018
The 2019 Niche list of Best School Districts in Virginia has ranked Frederick County Public Schools 27th out of Virginia’s 132 school divisions.
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School Board Extends Superintendent’s Contract Through June 2022
08/21/2018
The School Board voted on August 21 to extend the contract of Schools Superintendent Dr. David Sovine through June 30, 2022.
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Download the FCPS Mobile App
08/14/2018
Download the Frederick County Public Schools custom mobile app. The app is available at no cost from Apple’s App Store or Google Play.
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Eligible Families Encouraged to Apply for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program
08/09/2018
Frederick County Public Schools is encouraging eligible families to apply for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program. Under the program, both school breakfast and lunch are available each day for free or at a reduced price for eligible students.
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College Acceptance Rates in Frederick County Exceed State Average
06/28/2018
According to the Virginia Public Access Project, 73.2 percent of Frederick County’s high school graduates who applied to a four-year public college or university in Virginia from 2014-2016 were accepted. That exceeds the average statewide acceptance rate of 69.8 percent and is one of the highest acceptance rates in the region.
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