District Size: 185,541
District Type: Large Suburban
In 2014, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) adopted the Portrait of a Graduate to answer this question: What are the skills necessary for success for all children in this rapidly changing, increasingly diverse, and interconnected world? Portrait of a Graduate moves FCPS students and staff members to look beyond the high-stakes testing environment and to help our students develop skills so they can be successful in the workforce of the future.
Ethical and Global Citizen
Creative and Critical Thinker
Goal-Directed and Resilient Individual