FCPSOn Initiative and Laptop Distribution
FCPSOn, our digital transformation initiative, will expand to all Fairfax County public high schools starting with the 2019-20 school year. FCPSOn provides equitable access to technology and to instructional practices that support students' development of Portrait of a Graduate attributes.
As part of the initiative, all high school students will be issued a laptop for learning at school and at home. An annual technology support fee of $50 will be charged to high school students. This fee will help ensure students have access to the technology they need by defraying the cost to repair and replace equipment, ensuring all students have the necessary laptops for testing, and providing back-up laptops as a substitute as needed. All students will need access to the same software, which might not be compatible with self-provided laptops. (See link to website below for FAQs.) The technology support fee is included in the superintendent’s FY 2020 Approved Budget.
Any student who did not pick up his/her laptop prior to the start of school, it will be issued during the first week of school.
- FCPSOn Information Page - Learn more about the FCPSOn Initiative
- Technology Support Fee Page - Access more information about the Technology Support Fee