The mission of the Office of Budget Services is to provide clear, accurate, timely, and relevant financial information and analysis to assist the School Board, Leadership Team, and other stakeholders in sound decision-making; to provide quality customer service and effective communication to stakeholders; and to preserve and enhance financial resources through budget monitoring and grants development.
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) FY 2017 Advertised Budget is $121.4 million, or 4.8 percent, from the FY 2016 Approved Budget. The FY 2017 Advertised Budget includes funding to address large class sizes in elementary schools and to eliminate elementary class sizes of 30 and above, where classroom space is available. The budget also includes funding to provide a step increase for eligible employees and a 1.0 percent market scale adjustment (MSA) for all employees. Funding is provided for an initial investment in the teacher salary scales based on the recommendations of the external compensation study that is currently underway. Other significant items in the FY 2017 Advertised Budget include a living wage adjustment, retirement rate increases, and health insurance increases.
Details on the FY 2017 Proposed Budget and the FY 2017 Advertised Budget can be accessed via the Budget Documents page.
Alice Wigington, Director
Gatehouse Administration Center
8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 4100
Falls Church, VA 22042
April 22, 2016