Fairfax County Public Schools

Falls Church, Virginia

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Fairfax County Public Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Fairfax-County-Public-Schools
  • 11th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $50k

    starting salary

    updated 03/26/2021
  • $104k

    max salary

    updated 03/26/2021
  • 3

    years to tenure

    updated 07/11/2014
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 02/19/2019
  • 194

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 01/21/2020
  • 187,797


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 13,000


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 29%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Fairfax County Public Schools.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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