Fairfax Christian School

Founded in 1961, the Fairfax Christian School creates scholars with a passion for learning.
Our talented teachers follow a time-tested curriculum which brings excitement to learning and promotes critical thinking and creativity while focusing on the success and talent of each student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 305 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Fairfax Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 23 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Langauge and Culture, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score 1900
Average ACT score 26
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,000
Tuition Notes Tuition varies depending on grade. $21,000 - $32,000
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Daniel Ducharme
Admissions Associate Sheryl Hall

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Cappella Choir, Academic Decathlon, Academic Success, After School Art Classes, Ballet, Book Club, Cashflow Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Concert Band, Drama Club, Fife & Drum Corps, Fitness Club, Flute Lessons, Foreign Travel, Jazz Band, Korean Club, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), Music Ensemble, Musicals, Piano Lessons, Ping Pong Club, Soccer Camp, Spanish Club, Speech & Debate, Summer Camp, Teenage Republicans, Violin Lessons, Yearbook, Young Christians Club Ballet, Book Club, Cashflow Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Concert Band, Drama Club, Fitness Club, Flute Lessons, Foreign Travel, Jazz Band, Korean Club, Music Ensemble, Musicals, Piano Lessons, Ping Pong Club, Soccer Camp, Spanish Club, Summer Camp, Violin Lessons, Yearbook, A Cappella Choir,
Academic Decathlon,
Academic Success,
After School Art Classes,
Fife & Drum Corps,
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society),
Speech & Debate,
Teenage Republicans,
Young Christians Club,

School Notes

  • The Fairfax Christian School uses a traditional university-prep curriculum. Our fully integrated, time-tested program begins in Pre-Kindergarten and continues through 12th grade. Much of the curriculum at the Fairfax Christian School has been used for nearly fifty years. All classes are taught from a Christian worldview. Students receive a traditional education with an emphasis on academic excellence. Students are expected to strive to reach their maximum potential. Our faculty work together to ensure students develop a passion for learning that endures through their lifetimes. Beginning with the McGuffey Readers in kindergarten, students are challenged with time-tested texts and materials, gaining a full educational experience grounded in a Christian perspective. All students at the Fairfax Christian School work at an honors level. The middle school offers Pre-Advanced Placement course work and the high school has a full Advanced Placement curriculum. The Fairfax Christian School also runs the Center for American Culture, a comprehensive program for international students that includes ESL courses. Graduates of Fairfax Christian School are ready for top universities. They are world-class leaders with a foundation of strong morals, ethics, self-discipline, personal responsibility and wisdom.

Profile last updated: 10/03/2015

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School Reviews

Fairfax Christian School is an amazing place with caring teachers, great curriculum and high standards. It's a real gem in northern Virginia. The middle school band program is excellent. They also have a PGA pro on staff. Golf is available for the lower school students and they do a great job with it!
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16
The Fairfax Christian School is the perfect place for our children. The school focuses on academics. However, they have music, arts and even a championship winning flag football team!
- Posted by Parent, 07/22/13

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