We support:

  • Excellence, not “equity”.  The current FCPS Board supports “equal outcomes” instead of “equal opportunity”.
  • Open schools for in-person education, 5 days a week
  • Merit-based admission standards for Governor’s Schools (TJ High School) and academic programs
  • High academic standards, such as advanced math & science, so students can compete in a global economy
  • Focus on academics not political indoctrination

Fairfax County Public Schools By the Numbers:

  • 10th largest school system
  • ~75% of Fairfax County’s 1.1 million residents do not currently have children in FCPS
  • 198 schools and centers
  • 800+ trailers
  • 27.5 million square feet of covered infrastructure facilities, plus another 1+ million square feet in temporary facilities (trailers)
  • 1,630 buses, the largest school bus fleet in the United States
  • 18.5 million bus miles traveled annually transporting 130,000 students daily
  • 15,287 teacher positions
  • 24,121 total full-time positions (includes teacher positions)
  • ~14,000 additional part-time positions

FCPS School Board 

  • 12 Board Members – nine by Magisterial District, three at-Large – all serve 4 year terms
  • 4 total number of Board Members each voter may cast a ballot for; , 1 for the voter’s Magisterial District and three At-Large.
Contact info for school board members:
kakeysgamarr@fcps.edu, Karen Keys-Gamarra, At-Large member – 571-423-1091
aomeish@fcps.edu, Abrar Omeish, At-Large member – 571-423-1089
rsizemorehei@fcps.edu, Rachna Sizemore Heizer, At-Large member – 571-423-1090
Megan.McLaughlin@fcps.edu, Megan McLaughlin, Braddock District – 571-423-1088
Elaine.tholen@fcps.edu, Elaine Tholen, Dranesville District – 571-423-1087
mkmeren@fcps.edu, Melanie Meren, Hunter Mill District – 571-423-1082
tdkaufax@fcps.edu, Tamara Derenak Kaufax, (Vice Chair), Lee District – 571-423-1081
rjanderson@fcps.edu, CHAIR, Ricardy Anderson, Mason District – 571-423-1083
klcorbettsan@fcps.edu, Karen Corbett Sanders, Mount Vernon District – 571-423-1086
kvfrisch@fcps.edu, Karl Frisch, Providence District – 571-423-1084
lhcohen@fcps.edu, Laura Jane Cohen, Springfield District – 571-423-1080
sgpekarsky@fcps.edu, VICE CHAIR, Stella Pekarsky, Sully District – 571-423-1085
Contact info for FCPS Superintendent/Assistant Superintendents, by region:
Superintendent: Dr. Michelle Reid
Assistant Superintendent: Frances Ivey, fwivey@fcps.edu; phone, 571-423-1020
Region 1 Asst Supt (Herndon, Langley, Madison, Oakton, South Lakes pyramids): Douglas Tyson, douglas.tyson@fcps.edu, phone: 571-423-1110
Region 2 Asst Supt (Annandale, Falls Church, McLean, Marshall, Justice pyramids, & TJ high school): Fabio Zuluaga, fabio.zuluaga@fcps.edu, phone: 571-423-1120
Region 3 Asst Supt (Edison, Hayfield, Lewis, Mount Vernon, West Potomac pyramids): Grace Taylor, Interim
Region 4 Asst Supt (Centreville, Lake Braddock, Robinson, South County, and West Springfield pyramids): Penny Gros
Region 5 Asst Supt (Chantilly, Fairfax, Westfield, Woodson pyramids): Rebecca Baenig, rgbaenig@fcps.edu; phone, 571-423-1150

FCPS Budget

  • $2,870,278,776 Billion operational budget – primarily funded by Fairfax County residents (70.1 percent). The balance of the funding is from the Commonwealth of Virginia (23.1 percent), other sources (6.8 percent) and the federal government (1.6 percent)
  • ~53% of the entire Fairfax County budget is transferred by the Board of Supervisors to the School Board for the FCPS Budget
  • $404,874,411 of the $2.9 Billion budget is for retirement
  • $155 Million in additional funds is for the Capital Improvement Plan Budget
  • $15,318 average cost per student


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