Strategic Plan Goal 4: Resource Stewardship

We commit to champion the needs of our school communities and be responsible stewards of the public’s investment.

Efficient Budgeting and Allocation

What Fiscal budgeting and allocation will maximize FCPS effectiveness and efficiency.

How Enhance FCPS process for allocating resources to consider strategic initiatives, equity, and effectiveness.

Success

  • FCPS will maintain a cost per pupil ± $1,000 of the average cost per pupil of the Washington Area Boards of Education (WABE) average.
  • All schools will have adequate classroom space for students, eliminating the need for trailers.
  • All spending will be allocated using the Strategic Decision-Making Cycle.
  • FCPS will maintain schools that all students, families, and staff consider safe.

Success Data:

FCPS will maintain cost per pupil + $1,000 of the average cost per pupil of the Washington Area Boards of Education (WABE) average.

Cost per pupil difference between FCPS and WABE average
 
  3-Year Baseline School Year 2020 Target School Year 2024 Goal
FCPS Dollar $35 below the WABE avg

(FCPS: $14,306; WABE: 14341)

Within ± $1,000 of WABE avg

(2018 WABE avg is $14,584)

Within ± $1000 of WABE avg

Data source: Washington Area Boards of Education

All schools will have adequate classroom space for students, eliminating the need for trailers.

Number of temporary classrooms
 
  3-Year Baseline School Year 2020 Target (count) School Year 2020 Target (percent reduction) Interim School Year 2024 Goal (count) Interim School Year 2024 Goal (percent School Year 2028 Goal
Temporary Classrooms 839 480 57% reduction from baseline 240 29% reduction from baseline 0

Note: FCPS plans to remove all temporary classrooms in 10 years (in 2028).

Data source: Department of Facilities and Transportation Services

All spending will be allocated using the Strategic Decision-Making Cycle.

Dollar amount aligned to the Strategic Plan
 
  3-Year Baseline School Year 2020 Target School Year 2024 Goal
Dollar Amount $0 Funding for all activities aligned to the 8 areas of focus for SYs 18-20 Funding for all activities aligned to the areas of focus for SYs 22-24

FCPS will maintain schools that all students, families, and staff consider safe.

Students who report their school is safe on the State Climate Survey
 
  3-Year Baseline (count) 3-Year Baseline (percent) School Year 2020 Target School Year 2024 Goal
Students 5,492 81% 87% 100%
Families who report their school is safe on the Family Engagement Survey (Under Development)
 
  3-Year Baseline (count) 3-Year Baseline (percent) School Year 2020 Target School Year 2024 Goal
Families The Family Engagement Survey is currently being developed by the Office of Professional Development and Family Engagement. Pilot survey administration should occur in spring 2019. 100%
Employees who report their worksite is safe on the State Climate Survey
 
  3-Year Baseline (count) 3-Year Baseline (percent) School Year 2020 Target School Year 2024 Goal
Employees 1,364 74% 83% 100%
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