Merritt Academy

9211 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22031-0220
Tel: (703)273-8000
Grades: PK-8 | 341 students
Merritt Academy provides care and education for infants through 8th Graders and is committed to character development as well as a rigorous academic program.
Here at Merritt, we encourage our students to learn through the exploration of their individual talents and potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 341 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Merritt Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
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The average private school tuition in Fairfax County, VA is $11,310 for elementary schools and $22,204 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfax County, VA is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).