In order to evaluate why the School Board needs and is asking for additional funding, it is important to understand how school funding works in Fayette County. Maintenance of Effort State law requires the County Commission to fund the school system with at least the same amount of money as it did for the previous year. In other words, the Commi... Read More

When it comes to how our limited budget dollars will be spent, the School Board and the Superintendent always have hard choices to make. A perfect example is what to do about the State’s 4% raise for teachers in the event the County Commission ultimately rejects our budget and once again gives us the same money as last year and preceding ye... Read More

When asked by the County Commission on Tuesday night if there was any money in next year’s state funding for teacher raises, Superintendent James Teague responded that a 4% raise is included.   What the School Board wants to give our teachers next year is a 13.31% raise to bring them up to the current salary level of Tipton County&rs... Read More

OAKLAND AREA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LEAD CHARGE AGAINST FAYETTE COUNTY SCHOOLS BUDGET Oakland area County Commissioners Homer Bunker and Terry Leggett lead charge against Fayette County Schools budget.  Both commissioners gave lengthy speeches opposing Fayette County Schools request for $2.4 million increase in funding from county.  The E... Read More

This week the Fayette County School Board took its responsibility to public education seriously and asked the County Commission to support our schools with a $2.4 million increase in funding primarily to bring our teachers’ salaries up to a respectable level. Why Funds Are Needed Most citizens and County Commissioners are unaware that our... Read More

The Fayette County School Board is asking the County Commission to step up and support public education with $2.4 million in additional funding. These new dollars will bring our teacher salaries up from the absolute lowest in Tennessee to the level of Tipton County teachers as well as restore after-school tutoring and summer school programs at... Read More

FCS is piloting Online Registration for Continuing Students
FCS is piloting Online Registration Registration will open on May 13, 2015 and will close May 28, 2015. Pilot Program- Please let your child's school principal know how the registration process goes. (You must pick up your login and password information at your child's school from the Data Clerk)   Click here to login to Family Ac... Read More

Fayette County Schools is hosting two Job Fairs.   Read More

2015-2016 School Calendar
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Important FCS Links Listed below:

2015-2016 Registration Packet

*Registration will be July 29, 2015

Dress Code (Employee and Student) and Electronic Device Policies sent home, March 26

*Please review with your child

Transportation Request Form

Controlled Choice Application 2015-2016

(Only for Buckley-Carpenter and Oakland Elementary zoned students)   If you are pleased with your child’s current school assignment and your address has not changed, you may disregard this letter and form.  All new students including kindergarten, must fill out this form.

2015-2016 Majority-to-Minority Form

Documents for Proof of Address

Controlled Choice Student Assignment Program

See and apply for other current job postings


Are you interested in being a substitute teacher for FCS?

Substitute Training class will be on July 23, 2015 at Fayette-Ware High School at 9am. Hope to see you there!

Click on image below to see Alex Beenes interview on his new book Lessons from a Southern Mother


Congratulations Miss Denisha Patrick for being recognized by Fayette County Schools and the Fayette County Board of Education for your hard work and dedication.


Cool Kid: Fayette Co. Teen Committed To Giving Back


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I'm FCS HAPPY because... 

To Caitlin Avelis at EJH- CONGRATS to my wonderful niece who made student of the month. She is awesome and we will miss her sweet smile next year, as she is moving to a new state!!!!Love you baby!! I also want to shout out to Jessie,my other niece who attends BCES. She has made so many improvements in the semester she has been with us. Way to go on your TCAP, I am so very proud of you!~! Love to you My Sunshine!!Ms. Lori Brown BCES

Ellie I am so proud of you.  You are so special and so smart and are a true blessing in my life.  I am proud that you are a Straight A student and beautiful on the inside and out. I love you so much and keep up the good work. Love your TeeTee


Great job Ellie, you are so smart and dedicated to your work. I love you so very much and keep up the good work. Love, Aunt Cindy


I would like to send a shout out to the following students for maintaining Tier I on Istation for the entire school year: Justin Davis, Matisyn Dickerson, Tyler Ferge, Jordan Harwell, Cheyenne Ferge, Lakendrick Sellers and Markayla Taylor. Hooray!!! Very proud of you all! Mrs. Franklin Kindergarten


Congratulations to the following students who have maintained a Tier 1 on IStations for the month of May. Luis Aguleria, Alan Chevez, Craylon Freeman, Ellie Logozzo, Isaiah Malone, Dantavious McNeal, Olajuwan Minor, Peyton Pappas, Kaylee Parker, Ashley Reynolds, Aaziyah Robertson, Ainsley Robertson, Brykeihl Vester, and Angel Drew. I am super proud of this group of students for all their efforts. Love, Ms. Adams (1st grade). 

Congratulations to all the K-2nd grade students who achieved EXCELLENT CONDUCT during the month of April and qualified for the PBIS field trip to The Memphis Zoo. We had a great outing despite the rain. Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd Grade Teachers. From Ms. Adams at Buckley-Carpenter

I would like to send a shout out to my kindergarten class for doing such an awesome job this school year. You all worked very hard. I want you to build on the foundation that has build laid. I love each of you! Mrs. Franklin

I would like to give a BIG SHOUT OUT to the Fayette Ware Band for their first place spot twice. Good Job Director Lewis!!! From: Carolyn Holt

To: Maddie Long, Antonio Williams, T'Riyah Boyd, Thomerica Brooks, Miracle Austin, Promise Austin, Timothy Anderson, Kathryn Whitten

I am so proud of these awesome second graders and the hard work and effort they have given all year.  You make me smile.  Mrs. Coil

To J.C. Mason III

I pray that God gives you the desires of your heart.  Keep your head on straight and reach for the stars.