Fairfax Christian School

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools International (CSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedNLID Programs
Year Founded1961
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students396 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Fairfax Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses23 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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, DE Biology, DE Chemistry, DE Early Christianity, DE English, DE US History
Average SAT score1343
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVisit our website for more details.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJenny McCambridge
Admissions AssociateJoseph Sun


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FencingFlag Football,
GolfPaddle Tennis,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Flute Lessons, Foreign Travel, Speech & Debate, Summer Camp

Club or Organization:
Academic Decathlon, Academic Success, Book Club, Cashflow Club, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Korean Club, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), Spanish Club, Teenage Republicans, Yearbook, Young Christians Club

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella Choir, After School Art Classes, Concert Band, Drama Club, Fife & Drum Corps, Jazz Band, Music Ensemble, Musicals, Piano Lessons, Violin Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ballet, Fitness Club, Ping Pong Club, Soccer Camp

School Notes

  • 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. 
  • Our lower school begins with our phonics-based reading and advanced mathematics programs. Our history, science, art, music, foreign languages and Bible classes allow young students to grow and flourish. In third grade, students begin Latin and in fourth-grade students are introduced to economics.
  • Middle school students continue with our core curriculum. They have opportunities to develop an aptitude for analytical and innovative thinking. Technology is used daily and incorporated into every subject. Students develop inner strength and self-discipline which grounds them for future success.
  • By high school, our students are prepared for university-level coursework including over twenty Advanced Placement classes.  SATpreparation is integrated into the curriculum. A variety of challenging electives allow students to establish expertise in writing, computer science, economics, business, lab sciences, art, and music. Students are encouraged to develop their unique abilities. Our comprehensive program gives students an extraordinary foundation which will benefit them their entire lifetime. Advanced high school diplomas can be earned in STEM; Business & Economics; and, Arts & Letters.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (11 reviews)
My daughter started studying at Fairfax Christian School since last year. I was amazed by how much she learned in the school as a 1st grader, and how happy she was while learning. Nothing is better than a solid education in a loving and caring environment. We will definitely spend more time in this excellent school.
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Academic Teachers are focused on the Students and really care about their success over all. They encourage students to do their best in Academics, extracurricular or athletics. Well rounded education with a touch of the Traditional Morals Students need today.
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I believe the early years in a child's education are so important in their overall development and decided to move my daughter from the public school to a private school. My daughter started at Fairfax Christian School in the first grade and it was the best decision I ever made. The school offers a diverse and challenging academic program that promotes a positive atmosphere with an emphasis on respect, morals, and integrity. My daughter is now entering the 6th grade and I am planning for her to continue on all the way through high school. The teachers are excellent, caring, and approachable. I love the smaller classes and the individual attention she receives. The school provides a safe and welcoming environment. Overall, Fairfax Christian School is an outstanding school that develops well rounded kids who go on to be successful citizens. I would recommend this school to anyone without hesitation.
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Fairfax Christian challenged my middle school daughter to really study, learn and do homework. She really like the High School teachers.
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My experience with Fairfax Christian School has been an excellent one. I like the small class sizes, for students get more one on one with the teacher. The academics are great along with the extracurricular activities that are offered. I do like that we teach from a Christian perspective.
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I've taught at several different schools in several different states, and this school is, by far, the best school of them all. The curriculum engages students, and the students excel. And, because of this, the school turns out many scholars. The directors of the school support various areas of study quite equally, whether it's language, math, history, or science, and they support extracurricular programs equally, whether it's sports, civics, or the fine arts. The staff is great to work with too.
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The school focuses on academics and has a lot of personal attention. The small class sizes really encourage the students to interact and ask questions. The location in Northern Virginia also provides a lot of opportunities for fun field trips and other extracurriculars. I am very excited to see the new campus next year!
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This is an awesome school. Their goal is to create scholars and the administration and the teachers have the highest standards and the results to show it! They really challenge the students, but are also kind and caring.
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A daughter of mine and three grandchildren have attended FCS. There are some great teachers there and everything is taught from a tradiional Christian world view. Students memorize Bible verses and gain a solid understanding of Scripture, in addition to excelling academically. Sports and music programs are also available, in addition to a large variety of after school clubs and field trips.
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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!
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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!
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