Parent Resources

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FORMS

REQUIRED SCHOOL FORMS - COMPLETED EACH YEAR

Please fill out all school forms each year.

1. Digital Consent

2. Student work to be published on the web

3. Student Rights and Responsibilities (SR&R)

4. Laptop use and responsibility

OPT-OUT FORMS

Information on FCPS Opt-Out Forms

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) wants all parents to understand its policies regarding:

  • Parents’ rights to inspect, and to consent or opt out, before their child participates in certain surveys administered to students.
  • Parents’ rights to inspect instructional materials used as part of the educational curriculum.
  • FCPS’ maintenance, retention, and disclosure rules regarding student scholastic records including parents and eligible students’ rights to inspect such records, to request an amendment to such records and to opt out of disclosure of directory information about the student.
  • FCPS’ disclosure of student information for graduation photographs or other similar purposes and the right of parents and eligible students to opt out of this disclosure.
  • FCPS’ disclosure of secondary school students’ names, addresses, and telephone numbers to military recruiters and the right of parents and students to opt out of this disclosure.
  • Parents’ right to opt out of any physical examination of their child is not required by state law.
  • The FCPS school counseling program and parents’ right to opt out their child from participation in academic, career, and social or emotional counseling.
  • The process by which parents and students may file complaints if they believe their rights as referenced above have been violated.
  • Student participation in the Library Equity Access Pass Project, and the rights of parents to refuse participation in the program.

ACCOUNTS SETUP AND UPDATE

PARENT STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (SIS) ACCOUNT - ALL PARENTS NEED TO CREATE

Have you signed up? Student Information System (SIS) PVUE is an essential tool for parents/guardians to keep up with their student’s attendance, grade book assignments and grades, report cards, and more. If you have not yet created a PVUE account, please activate your account now to keep informed.

Your SIS Parent account also allows you to access your child's courses in Schoology.

Parent Support Request - Student Information System (SIS)

The following opt-outs will be available in SIS ParentVUE beginning Friday, July 15, 2022: 

  • Tutor.com Access (was available April 2022)
  • SEL Screener Participation
  • Counseling Opt Out
  • Transportation Intent
  • Home Internet Access

Any parent/guardian that is associated with a student, and has a SIS ParentVUE account, can update these opt-outs, as needed, by going to the “Student Information” tab and clicking “Edit Information”. 

the following opt-outs will be available in SIS ParentVUE beginning Friday, July 15: 

  • Tutor.com Access (was available April 2022)
  • SEL Screener Participation
  • Counseling Opt-Out
  • Transportation Intent
  • Home Internet Access

Any parent/guardian that is associated with a student, and has a SIS ParentVUE account, can update these opt-outs, as needed, by going to the “Student Information” tab and clicking “Edit Information”. 

SCHOOLOGY - PARENTS ACCESS WTIH SIS PARENT ACCOUNT

Learn how you can view your child's Schoology courses and communicate with their teachers.

You will need your SIS Parent account activated to log into Schoology as a parent.

Parent Support Request - Schoology

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION - HOW TO UPDATE

Did you know you can change your emergency contact information yourself?  You sure can!  Just log in to your Parent SIS account login and make any changes there! If you can’t remember your password, just click the “forgot password” link.

ACADEMICS AND TUTORING

FREE, 24/7, HOMEWORK HELP - TUTOR.COM

Learn More

Students will be able to access Tutor.com through a link in Schoology.

No cost to families.

Students will automatically have access to the Tutor.com tutoring service unless a parent/guardian submits an opt-out request. (Information coming home soon.)

FAMILY AND STUDENT RESOURCES

FCPS PARENT RESOURCE CENTER

TESTING INFORMATION

TESTING

Learn about FCPS testing and links to testing prep sites.

Resources for parents for SOLs and WIDA for English Students of Other Languages (ESOL)

DIGITAL LITERACY

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Bullying Education for Parents

The FCPS Bullying Prevention and Intervention public website has been updated to include a video to educate parents on what bullying is (according to the Students Rights and Responsibilities document) and what they can expect when a bullying allegation is reported to a school administrator.

STUDENT WELLNESS - Tips and Strategies

TIP SHEET FOR PARENTS - Use the PNP Method When Giving Your Child Feedback

Your child brings you a draft of a report for school. The first thing you see is a misspelled word. If you start by pointing that out, your child may become immediately discouraged and resistant. Instead, use the PNP method to make it easier for your child to hear your constructive comments

© 2022 The Parent Institute, a Division of PaperClip Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. Get more tips for parents and other family engagement resources.

GENERAL INFORMATION

BUS ROUTES AND BELL SCHEDULES - FCPS

BUS ROUTES AND BELL SCHEDULES - Who to contact, safety, school bus services, and link to delayed bus route information.

Questions and Concerns

If parents have other questions or concerns regarding transportation, they may call the school principal or the Area Transportation Office.

Area I Transportation    - 703-446-2150 Area II Transportation   - 703-446-2050 Area III Transportation  - 703-249-7000 Area IV Transportation - 703-249-7100

FCPS CARES- RECOGNITION TO THOSE WHO GO ABOVE AND BEYOND

Recognize a staff member who goes above and beyond.

The FCPS CARES Program is an opportunity for parents, staff, and community members to recognize FCPS employees for going above and beyond to help others and show they care. We invite you to submit your story below, so we can all acknowledge the good work of FCPS employees.

FAMILY AND STUDENT RESOURCES

FCPS WEBSITE - Online textbooks, emergency preparedness, parenting classes, renting FCPS facilities, and more.

FCPS PARENT RESOURCE CENTER 

Welcome to the FCPS Parent Resource Center

Our staff is available by phone 703-204-3941 or email @email.  We’re here to help.

Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services 2334 Gallows Road, Room 105 Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027

We offer a welcoming and engaging environment for families, educators, and community members. We provide access to information and resources to support the success of all students, including those with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities.

OFFICE OF FAMILY AND STUDENT OMBUDSMAN

The FCPS Office of the Ombudsman provides an independent, confidential resource for students, families, community members, and employees who are seeking informal help to answer questions, resolve concerns, and voice complaints regarding FCPS matters. The Office of the Ombudsman reports to the Chief Equity Officer. 

PARENT INFORMATION PHONE LINES

Parent Information Phone Lines

FCPS offers telephone support to parents who do not speak English as their first language.

FCPS language lines are available in eight different languages to assist parents who do not speak English as their first language. A school system employee will respond to your call in your preferred language within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. The caller will provide you with the requested information, arrange for you to speak with the appropriate school employee, or connect you with the resource that you are looking to find.

PARENT RESOURCE CENTER

SCHOOL AGED CHILD CARE (SACC)

Welcome to the School Age Child Care (SACC) Program- a great place to be a child!

SACC provides fun, safe and educational care for children in kindergarten-sixth grade before school, after school and during school vacations in most Fairfax County public elementary schools. Children with special needs are fully included in all SACC centers. In addition, SACC programs at Key and Kilmer Centers serve youth, ages 5-21, with multiple types of disabilities. SACC offers a sliding fee scale for income eligible families.

The SACC program serves children five days a week, Monday-Friday.

Before School - 7 a.m. until school begins.

After School - End of school day until 6:15 p.m. SACC service begins when the children are dismissed from school.

Winter/Spring/Summer Programs - Full-day winter, spring and summer programs are offered at a number of consolidated sites throughout the county.

Comprehensive health and safety protocols are followed at all locations.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

FCPS Transportation Services

Sign up for the Bus Delay Notification System, learn about safety routes, kiss and ride, and who to contact.

If you have concerns about your child's school bus transportation, speak to the transportation supervisor responsible for your school or call the Office of Transportation Services at 703-446-2000.

For any concerns after hours (after 5:30 p.m.), you will need to contact Safety and Security at 571-423-2000. 

The Office of Transportation Services is responsible for providing safe and efficient transportation of all eligible students to and from schools and school activities each day. To accomplish this monumental task, a team of dedicated routing, safety, and administrative specialists combined with a host of drivers and attendants work together to maintain a high level of service for all of our clients.