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  • Attention all parents of rising 10th – 12th-grade students.

    Registration for summer Behind-The-Wheel is Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the North Stafford High School in the cafeteria from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Cost is $225 and is payable by cash or money order.

    English and Spanish registration forms are available on the SCPS website.

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  • There is an early release of all Head Start, Elementary, Middle and High Schools students Wednesday, June 12, Thursday, June 13 and Friday, June 14, 2019. Students who ride the bus will arrive home early before their regular scheduled drop off times.  

    Dismissal time for Elementary students is 1:10 p.m.

    Park Ridge Elementary will dismiss at 1:20 p.m. due to an altered start time this year.

    Winding Creek Elementary will dismiss at 12:45 p.m. due to altered start time as well.

    Middle School dismissal time is 12:20 p.m.

    High School dismissal time is 11:45 a.m.

    Early Release Times for Early Childhood Students:

    For full-day children normally departing at 2:00 p.m. at Melchers, they will leave at 11:30 a.m. 

    There is no change for AM only preschool students at Melchers. 

    AM Preschool students who attend classes at Anthony Burns Elementary, Conway Elementary, Falmouth Elementary, Garrisonville Elementary, Grafton Village Elementary, Park Ridge Elementary, Rockhill Elementary, and Winding Creek Elementary Schools leave at 11 a.m. 

    There is no school for PM only preschool students at any of the locations.

    The last day for Stafford County Public Schools is Friday, June 14.  Graduation takes place on Saturday, June 15. Enjoy your time off. The new school year will resume on Monday, August 12, 2019.



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  • Attention: All after school activities are cancelled due to weather conditions. Please be careful until the storm passes. The safety of staff and students is our utmost priority.
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  • Kindergarten Registration

    If your child turns five by September 30, 2019, it is time to register for kindergarten! Kindergarten Enrollment Day for Stafford County Public Schools is April 25, 2019 and elementary schools will be open until from 9 am - 5 pm to accept kindergarten registrations.

    The online registration portal will open on April 25, 2019.  We encourage families to register via our online registration portal, OLR and contact the school when completed to bring in the required following documents:   

    Please bring the following documents with you to register your student:

    Driver’s License or Photo ID for Parent/Guardian
    Official Birth Certificate for Child
    Physical and Immunization Records (prior to the opening of school)
    Proof of residence:
    Must provide one of these: Deed, Lease, Tax Bill
    Must provide two of the following options that are current for the last 2 months with the parent/guardian name:
    Utility Bills (tied to the home)
    Employment Verification (payroll stubs, current employer verification on company letterhead)
    Tax Documents
    Other Official Correspondence with Government Agencies
    Medical Bills
    Consecutive Bank Statements (for 2 months)
    Vehicle Registration, Driver’s License, Insurance Policy

    For more information, please contact your local elementary school or visit us at



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  • UPDATED Elementary School Redistricting Information

    The Stafford County School Board continues to hear information concerning elementary redistricting. The consultants with ARC Bridge have developed several additional plans for review. The board will meet to narrow down the various redistricting choices and present to citizens at the upcoming public hearings. Here are the upcoming dates and times for meetings concerning elementary redistricting:

    Work Session
    February 28, 2019 6:00 p.m.
    Professional Development Center
    Room 15
    31 Stafford Avenue
    Stafford, Virginia 22554

    Work Session
    March 7, 2019 6:00 p.m.
    Professional Development Center
    Room 14
    31 Stafford Avenue
    Stafford, Virginia 22554

    Work Session
    March 21, 2019 6:00 p.m.
    Professional Development Center
    Room 14
    31 Stafford Avenue
    Stafford, Virginia 22554

    Public Hearing
    March 13, 2019 6:30 p.m.
    North Stafford High School Auditorium
    839 Garrisonville Road
    Stafford, Virginia 22554

    Public Hearing
    March 14, 2019 6:30 p.m.
    Stafford High School Auditorium
    63 Stafford Indian Lane
    Fredericksburg, Virginia 22405

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  • Elementary School Redistricting Public Hearings

    The Stafford School Board will not hold public hearings on the Elementary School Redistricting recommendation on February 12 and 26.

    The event has been postponed as the School Board reviews other redistricting plans. The School Board meeting will take place as planned; however, the public hearing on redistricting will take place at a later date.

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  • School Board Meeting Live Stream
    SCPS has resumed live streaming via the web. The division has updated the system to include closed captioning. The closed captioning works on the division's television station and for live streams on the website. We will have closed captioning for the web and future School Board meetings.
    You can view the live stream at this link: UStream SCPS Live Stream
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