Fairfax Christian School

5.00 5 1 (6 reviews)
Tel: (703)759-5100
1624 Hunter Mill Road
Vienna, VA 22182
  • 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 400 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 52 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 1350
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 Jenny McCambridge
Admissions Associate Joseph Sun

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.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  7/19/2017
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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5  7/12/2017
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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5  6/23/2017
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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5  6/23/2017
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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5  5/17/2016
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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5  7/22/2013
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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The average private school tuition in Fairfax County, VA is $13,573 for elementary schools and $22,987 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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