Core values, vision & mission statement

FCPS core values:

  • Students first.
  • Victory is in the classroom.
  • Leadership, capacity building, shared accountability, and collaboration for results are keys to success.
  • Families are our partners.
  • It takes an entire community to ensure the success of our public schools.

District's vision:

All Fayette County Public Schools graduates are prepared for college and careers, engaged fully in their communities and ready to excel in a global society. 

To ensure this vision comes to be, our mission statement:

The mission of Fayette County Public Schools is to create a collaborative community that ensures all students achieve at high levels and graduate prepared to excel in a global society. To meet this goal, we will provide:

  • Excellent student opportunities -- Provide every student in every grade with rigorous curriculum, strong instruction, and aligned assessments in core subjects;
  • Excellent staff: Recruit, retain, equip, and develop every employee to serve students at high levels;
  • Excellent schools: Set and uphold high expectations for every student in every school;
  • Excellent supports: Provide efficient and effective central supports to every school;
  • Excellent relationships: Foster collaborative family, community, and industry partnerships.
(board-approved on Feb. 13, 2017)


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