fairfax county public schools: How to compare Fairfax County Public Schools with nearby school districts - 09/13/11 06:20 PM
Fairfax County Schools have a good reputation - but how true is it? Fairfax County Schools is considered one of the largest and best school districts in the US and in Virginia. Let's see how it stacks up against its neighbors. School Districts in the Washington, D.C. area Some of Fairfax County Public Schools' nearby school districts are the following: Washington D.C. Maryland: Montgomery County Prince George's County Virginia: Alexandria City Arlington County Falls Church City Loudoun County Manassas City Prince William County Below is a map with the location of school districts near Fairfax County Now that we know where … (0 comments)

fairfax county public schools: How often do Fairfax County School Boundaries change? - 09/06/11 09:53 AM
Last year, my friend Chelsea moved to a lovely home that was assigned to her favorite Fairfax County schools.  This summer, she called me frantically asking about what to do because she had been notified that the High School boundary was in a study to be re-organized and she wasn't sure about the new assignment.
 
She then told her friend, Becky, who was moving to the DC area that it was pointless to choose a home by school. After all, the boundaries change and the house she chose could be re-assigned to a different school than the one she wanted.
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fairfax county public schools: Moving to Fairfax, VA? Find out how School Pyramids affect you... - 04/14/11 07:15 PM
 
The Mayans, just like the Egyptians, were ancient civilizations who built impressive structures made of rock called "Pyramids".
Unfortunately, we don't get to enjoy those amazing feats of architecture here, in Fairfax, Virginia.  But we do have school pyramids.
 
What Are School Pyramids?
Most school districts work like a pyramid. At the top is a high school, and underneath it, feeding into that high school, are one or more middle schools and several elementary schools.
 
In the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) system of Northern Virginia, these groupings of schools are actually referred to as "School Pyramids".
 
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