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Parenting

Reading materials, associations, and online and community resources to help users as they raise the next generation.

Fairfax County Public Schools

Fairfax County Public Schools

Homeschooling

Resources on homeschooling for parents and guardians.

You may also be interested in Homework Resources and Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools. For online practice tests and tutorials for students, see LearningExpress Library.

Private Schools

Use these resources to help in your search for a private school for your child:

Profiles and Statistics for Public Schools

Resources for those who are moving or would like to see statistics on local schools.

  • Best High Schools
    U.S. News and World Report ranks public high schools nationally and by state. Special features rank best charter, magnet and STEM schools across the nation.
  • Virginia School Quality Profiles
    Provides report cards for individual schools, school divisions and the state. Information includes student achievement, college and career readiness, program completion, school safety, teacher quality and other topics.

Special Education

Information on special education services for children with disabilities.

Tutors

Find a Tutor for Your Child

You may also like LearningExpress Library for online practice tests and tutorials for students.

Fairfax County Public Library does not provide tutoring. However, other resources are available:

  • Fairfax County Public Schools — Tutor List
    FCPS maintains a list of qualified, paid tutors. FCPL updates the 2020-2021 list monthly. Send an email to prc@fcps.edu to request a copy.
  • GIVE — Free Online Tutoring for K-6
    Prior to COVID-19, many library branches hosted regular, free in-library tutoring sessions for K-6 grade students. High-school student volunteers with Growth and Inspiration through Volunteering and Education provided the tutoring. All in-library tutoring sessions remain cancelled. However, GIVE now offers free virtual tutoring! One-hour sessions take place on Saturdays and Sundays and are based on grade level. Students may register with this form, which also provides the virtual tutoring schedule. For more information on GIVE tutoring services, visit the GIVE website or email them at directors@giveyouth.org.

Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs)

The Standards of Learning (SOL) describe the commonwealth's expectations for student learning and achievement in grades K-12.

You may also be interested in Homework Resources.

Virtual Learning Tips for Parents and Guardians

Fairfax County Public Schools

Common Sense

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