Student Registration

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Fairfax County Public Schools welcomes families and students from the United States as well as from countries all around the world. Our diversity creates resilient, open and innovative global citizens. FCPS registrars assist families and students with the enrollment process.

For registration information for fall 2016, contact your local school directly. To find your local school and school contact information, please visit the FCPS Boundary Locator.


To enroll a student the following criteria must be met:

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Eligibility for Enrollment:

School age students must be living with a natural or legally adoptive parent in Fairfax County to be eligible for admission into Fairfax County Public Schools. According to the Code of Virginia (22.1-1), children who reach their fifth (5th) birthday on or before September 30 of the school year are eligible for Kindergarten enrollment.


Residency Requirements:

The enrolling parent and the student (natural or legally adoptive) must be physically residing in Fairfax County.

  • A student is expected to attend the school assigned to your home address. To find your local school please visit the FCPS boundary locator.

One of the following documents are required for proof of residency:

  • Deed/Manager’s Letter
    • Supporting documentation may be required



Registration Requirements:


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Last Updated

May 16, 2016