The International Baccalaureate Programme has an annual certification fee of $10,820.

Absolutely. On this chart everything in "RED" indicates where Falls Church teachers fall 3-5% below that of Arlington County teachers.

Division-wide Professional Development Funds are located in the Curriculum Innovation and Gifted sections of the budget.

Falls Church City Public Schools, as well as all school divisions in America, are required under federal law to have preschool programming for Special Needs children. We also provide preschool for students who are Economically Disadvantaged and children who speak English as a second language. All other students pay tuition to attend our preschool.

Juniors Michelle Kim, Francesca King, and Maddie Richter-Atkinson pose for a photo at a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) fundraising event.

The cost for the MYP (Middle Years Programme) is $9,500 annually. This provides the school division with outside expert guidance and an external mechanism for evaluating our schools in the context of global expectations. We go through authorization with an on-site evaluator every three years....

The model of the MYP curriculum. There is a curriculum circle for all programmes offered by the IBO, and they all comprise of a certain number of subject groups.

Mason students wait patiently before the live video of the 2015 First Robotics Kick Off begins.

Starting in the 2014-2015 school year, when Mason students came to school during summer break for information sessions on laptops, they were given MacBook Airs for personalized learning. The school division's goals of supporting personalized learning are to enhance teaching and learning, prepare students for the modern world, and provide equity for all students. See The Lasso to read students responses. 

Kao, Kane, and Byrd pose in front of a Chinese museum with school children who approached them asking for a picture. The three members of Mason staff visited China this month, and were able to spend much of their time getting to know the people, as pictured here. Photo courtesy of Mr. Byrd

Nine veteran FCCPS educators have been nominated to receive this year’s Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award. The annual award is bestowed upon one teacher from each D.C. metropolitan school district.

Longtime Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School librarian, Adele Eskin, passed away on Saturday, January 3 after a 2 1/2-year battle with cancer. She is remembered by many for her kind heart, warm smile and love of connecting students with great literature.

Whether it is the Appreciation Card project conducted by the National Honor Society, student groups nominating teachers for the Agnes Meyer awards, or individuals simply showing simple thanks for teacher efforts, the 2015 academic year is one of appreciation for the efforts of our educators.

The following presentation is a compilation of graphics about the demographics of George Mason High School's clubs.

Dear FCCPS Families, I apologize for the messy roads and late buses today. It was a challenging snow call this morning, and I got this one wrong.

With some hugs, a skip, a jump, and even a high-five from a giraffe, Jessie Thackrey Preschoolers arrived Monday for their first day in their new modern and secure school on Cherry Street.

The Lasso received a collection of photos from a member of the Class of 1960. Check out the similarities and differences between past and present Mason Mustangs as The Lasso attempts to recreate these iconic images.

This video is designed to help parents navigate our online gradebook.  

Did you miss the MYP informational session? Here is the video 

Coach Jon-Michael Lemon finished his Mason Swim coaching career with a win at states last season and made way for Mason's Jack Cashin to coach the swim team for the 2014-2015 season.