Inclement Weather Closing Conditions

FCPS has a series of closing conditions to help explain how the weather has affected schools and activities.

FCPS has a series of closing conditions to help explain how the weather has affected schools and activities. (Updated December, 2020)

 


All Schools and Central Offices Closed. No In-person or Virtual Learning

All Fairfax County Public Schools and central offices are closed today. In-person and virtual learning are canceled today/tomorrow. The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:

  • appointments for in-person assessments
  • extracurricular activities
  • interscholastic contests
  • team practices
  • field trips
  • middle school after-school programs
  • professional learning and training courses
  • adult and community education classes
  • recreation programs and community use by outside groups not affiliated with FCPS
  • Supporting Return to School (SRS) programs are closed

Employees designated as essential personnel shall follow supervisor direction. Emergency administrative leave is authorized for all other personnel.

 


Virtual Learning for All Students, Division Operations are Open, School Building Work Spaces are Not Available

All Fairfax County Public Schools’ students will participate in virtual learning today/tomorrow.

Students will have synchronous (teacher-led) instruction. Information about food distribution will be sent separately. 

The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:

  • appointments for in-person assessments
  • extracurricular activities
  • interscholastic contests
  • team practices
  • field trips
  • middle school after-school programs
  • professional learning and training courses
  • adult and community education classes
  • recreation programs and community use by outside groups not affiliated with FCPS
  • Supporting Return to School (SRS) programs are closed

Organizers of virtual school events will reach out to participants regarding the status of the event.

Public school bus support for non-school programs is canceled.

While division operations are open, access to school facilities is limited and school work spaces for instruction are unavailable. All teachers, instructional assistants, and other less-than-12-month staff should telework from home. Program managers will inform staff if or when school building work spaces are available. School Office and Central Office 12-month employees who can telework should telework or follow supervisor direction for reporting in-person.

 


Virtual Learning for All Students, Division Operations are Open, School Building Work Spaces are Not Available

All Fairfax County Public Schools’ students will participate in virtual learning today/tomorrow.

Students will have asynchronous (independent) instruction. Information about food distribution will be sent separately. 

The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:

  • appointments for in-person assessments
  • extracurricular activities
  • interscholastic contests
  • team practices
  • field trips
  • middle school after-school programs
  • professional learning and training courses
  • adult and community education classes
  • recreation programs and community use by outside groups not affiliated with FCPS
  • Supporting Return to School (SRS) programs are closed

Organizers of virtual school events will reach out to participants regarding the status of the event.

Public school bus support for non-school programs is canceled.

While division operations are open, access to school facilities is limited and school work spaces for instruction are unavailable. All teachers, instructional assistants, and other less-than-12-month staff should telework from home. Program managers will inform staff if or when school building work spaces are available.  School Office and Central Office 12-month employees who can telework should telework or follow supervisor direction for reporting in-person.