FAA-RA, Long-Range Educational Facilities Planning
About this Regulation
Last revised: October 11, 2017
To implement the Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) Policy FAA, Long-range Educational Facilities Planning, by addressing changing enrollment patterns and supporting high-quality educational programs through the provision of appropriately utilized, functional, and modern facilities
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is one of the largest school systems in the country, with an enrollment that is constantly changing. Montgomery County is increasingly diverse, creating a student population with varying educational needs. MCPS’ success depends in part on appropriately utilized, functional, and modern facilities, as well as a facility planning process, based on rigorous analyses, that takes into account best educational practices, the changing needs of the community, and fiscal realities, to produce the physical learning environment necessary for an excellent educational system.