Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program

  • Since 1993, the Fairfax Collegiate summer program has provided students with challenging and engaging enrichment courses in writing, mathematics, test prep, speech and debate, programming, engineering, web design, robotics, video filmmaking, art and photography.
  • Small classes, running for two weeks at a time throughout the summer, take place in a relaxed and informal atmosphere at our thirteen locations around the Northern Virginia area.
  • Courses are built around creative activities that are fun and entertaining as well as informative.
  • Summer program instructors include undergraduate and graduate students at leading universities, as well as area public and private school teachers.
  • They take into account each student's interests and needs, and students are able to get help from a teacher at any time.

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Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program places among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 3-9
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students4,095 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers350 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition costs will vary based on number of classes attended over summer.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Herndon
    Nysmith School for the Gifted
    Nysmith School for the Gifted Photo - 1:9 teacher/ student ratio allows teachers to help every child succeed. At The Nysmith School, students receive 45 minutes of hands-on science instruction every day.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 570 students
    3.9 miles
    13625 EDS Drive
    Herndon, VA 20171
    (703)713-3332
    3.9 PK-8
    570
  • Blacksburg
    Grades: K-8 | 123 students
    202.7 miles
    2500 N Main St
    Blacksburg, VA 24060
    (540)552-6693
    202.7 K-8
    123
  • Chantilly
    Grades: NS-12 | 156 students
    7.2 miles
    14120 Newbrook Drive
    Chantilly, VA 20151
    (703)537-0355
    7.2 NS-12
    156
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: PK-8 | 184 students
    85.7 miles
    200 Four Seasons Dr
    Charlottesville, VA 22901
    (434)817-2371
    85.7 PK-8
    184
  • Charlottesville
    Peabody School
    Peabody School Photo - Middle School orchestra students prepare for their spring music performances and the Music in the Parks competition.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 219 students
    90.2 miles
    1232 Stoney Ridge Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)296-6901
    90.2 PK-8
    219

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