The school system, the fastest growing in Northern Virginia, is preparing for an additional 172 for a total of 2,593 students next year, according to the school board. FCCPS kindergarten enrollment grew by 19.5 percent this school year.
•Realigning more resources resources and consolidation consolidation
•Enhanced Hybrid Learning for 8th‐12th
•Enhanced professional development
•Opening a new Pre‐K Facility Facility
•Focus on Salaries
To bring FCCPS salary scales in line with Arlington County or Alexandria City would require an increase of $2,700,000 according to FCCPS, in answer to a question on its Web site.
Here's how FCCPS stacks up in per-student spending in Northern Virginia:
- Arlington $18,675
- Alexandria $17,024
- Falls Church City $16,612
- Fairfax $13,564
The Superintendent's Budget Recommendation, matters related to the budget process, and answers to constituent questions are available online.
Other important dates:
- Feb. 8 - 9 a.m. (Central Office) Budget Work Session #2 Public Hearing #1
- Feb. 11 - 7 p.m. (City Hall) Budget Work Session #3 Public Hearing #2
- Feb. 25 - 7 p.m. (City Hall) Budget Work Session #4 Public Hearing #3