Prince William County Schools Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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Prince William County Schools Superintendent Steven L Walts (no image)
Steven L Walts
68 Ratings
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  • "Site Based Decisions are shortsighted(in 11 reviews)

  • "Semi-competitive payscale to neighboring counties(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Supportive and wonderful place to work

    Cons

    Very large schools and county so it’s hard to sometimes feel close to job

  2. "Average teaching job"

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

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Diverse population, relatively close to DC.

    Cons

    Underpaid compared to other school systems in area.

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  3. "Mixed Bag"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Teacher in Prince William, VA

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time

    Pros

    - amazing co-workers - good job security

    Cons

    - lots of time spent working outside of paid hours - redundancies in the system that are time-consuming

  4. "Site Based Management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Dale City, VA

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great support, made great friends, the students are always a plus

    Cons

    Principals vary and site based management can make your life a living hell

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  5. "Welcoming Community of Staff"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Technical Support Specialist in Haymarket, VA

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time

    Pros

    401K matching, friendly and dedicated staff.

    Cons

    Semi-competitive payscale to neighboring counties

  6. "Education"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Physical Education Teacher (PE Teacher) in Prince William, VA

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time

    Pros

    great and rewarding career with a good county

    Cons

    Transportation is not well run

  7. "Standard School District"

    4.0
    Current Employee - High School Social Studies Teacher in Centreville, VA

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time

    Pros

    Large, diverse district that uses a lot of technology in instruction.

    Cons

    Very standardized in terms of instruction

  8. COVID-19

    "Not handling pandemic"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong practices and lots of district support

    Cons

    Administration is hit or miss but that’s teaching

  9. "Ok place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Education Teacher in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Love working with special education students

    Cons

    Political/Social views are one sided

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  10. "Large School District"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Educator in Manassas, VA

    I have been working at Prince William County Schools part-time

    Pros

    Many opportunities, good benefit package

    Cons

    Extremely overcrowded schools, site-based management

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