Loudoun County Public Schools Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits are always a perk working for the school system(in 14 reviews)

  • "development opportunities, great school system(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not exclusive to LCPS, the nature of the position of special educator can be stressful and overwhelming(in 10 reviews)

  • "No benefits - as a part time employee there are(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great school system to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher, Elementary School in Ashburn, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Very supportive work environment, competitive salary, great benefits, on going training and resources provided. Lots of opportunity for professional growth.

    Cons

    No negative experiences in over 10 years of employment.

  2. "Innovative District, Satisfactory Pay & Benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - English Teacher in Ashburn, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Dynamic work environment, ample professional development opportunities, increased focus on equity, good health/vision/dental benefits and retirement plans

    Cons

    Maternity leave benefits could be improved.


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Wonderful teachers, admin, and students

    Cons

    Clarity during the pandemic wasn’t great

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  4. "Excellent"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Ashburn, VA

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are very good.

    Cons

    I have no cons to report.

  5. "Excellent School District"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Ashburn, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay, Excellent benefits, Fantastic work-life balance

    Cons

    Highly competitive in most parts of county

  6. "Ok experience"

    2.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Special Needs Assistant in Ashburn, VA
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Helping students, working with great teachers and TA’s dedicated to the the success of the students

    Cons

    The special education department- not really dedicated to helping these students meeting their needs

  7. "Lcps teacher salary"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Ashburn, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Nice suburban district of diverse population

    Cons

    Leadership is not proactive enough

  8. "LCPS SPED Teacher"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Good hours, weekends, holidays, and breaks

    Cons

    Unpaid for work outside of contract hours, advancing in career/adding endorsements requires thousands of dollars, uncompensated for by LCPS

  9. "Stable"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Very predictable and fun work environment

    Cons

    Very little negative things to say.

  10. "Don't get me started"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Loudoun County Public Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    summers off, some freedom to create plans, basically good people

    Cons

    this is another example of a broken system, like so much of education.

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