Top 3 Best Fairfax Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 private schools serving 2,166 students in Fairfax, VA (there are 27 public schools, serving 23,560 public students). 8% of all K-12 students in Fairfax, VA are educated in private schools (compared to the VA state average of 11%).
The best top ranked private schools in Fairfax, VA include Trinity Christian School Of Fairfax, St. Leo The Great School and Merritt Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 99%, which is higher than the Virginia private school average acceptance rate of 83%.
47% of private schools in Fairfax, VA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Fairfax Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Palm Tree School
Palm Tree School Photo - Palm Tree School - Raising Generations to benefit Nations
(Islamic)
(3)
8900 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 665-9915
Grades: K-12
| 70 students
Way Of Faith Christian Academy
Way Of Faith Christian Academy Photo
(Assembly of God)
(5)
8800 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 573-7221
Grades: PK-12
| 19 students
Merritt Academy
Merritt Academy Photo - Recess for all students, including middle schoolers, balances the academic day.
(1)
9211 Arlington Blvd
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 273-8000
Grades: PK-8
| 323 students
St. Leo The Great School
St. Leo The Great School Photo
(Catholic)
3704 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 273-1211
Grades: PK-8
| 366 students
Trinity Christian School Of Fairfax
Trinity Christian School Of Fairfax Photo - Trinity is blessed to offer Athletics programs to students in Grades 6 through 12. There are 36 different teams at Trinity which compete and practice over three seasons: fall, winter, and spring.
(Christian)
(8)
11204 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 273-8787
Grades: K-12
| 750 students
Appletree School
9655 Blake Lane
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 281-7747
Grades: PK-4
| 108 students
Fairfax KinderCare
Fairfax KinderCare Photo - Fairfax KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
9749 Main St.
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 273-3155
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Gesher Jewish Day School
(Jewish)
4800 Mattie Moore Court
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 978-9789
Grades: PK-8
| students
Guidepost Montessori at Fairfax
Montessori School
3909 Oak St
Fairfax, VA 22030
(609) 619-0190
Grades: PK-K
| students
The Kellar School Of Inova Kellar Center
The Kellar School Of Inova Kellar Center Photo
Special Education School
11204 Waples Mill Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 218-8500
Grades: 6-12
| 33 students
Lee Highway KinderCare
Lee Highway KinderCare Photo - Lee Highway KinderCare
Daycare / Preschool
11723 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 385-1150
Grades: NS-PK
| students
Little Flock Christian Academy
Little Flock Christian Academy Photo
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
11911 Braddock Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 591-1216
Grades: PK-K
| 44 students
Montessori School Of Cedar Lane
Montessori School
3035 Cedar Ln
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 560-4379
Grades: PK-K
| 97 students
Montessori School Of Oakton
Montessori School
(2)
10830 Main St
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 715-0611
Grades: PK-6
| 90 students
9431 Silver King Court
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 691-3040
Grades: 6-12
| students
St. Anthony Academy
(Catholic)
10201 Main St Ste 125
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 330-2121
Grades: 1-8
| 18 students
4915 Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 385-8702
Grades: PK-5
| 59 students
Truro Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
10520 Main St
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 691-1006
Grades: PK-K
| 153 students
Winwood Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
12301 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22033
(703) 218-4141
Grades: PK-K
| 36 students
[+] Show Closed Private Schools in Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4601 West Ox Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 631-1467
Grades: K-12
| 414 students
Mark Of Excellence (Closed 2014)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
4100 Hunt Rd
Fairfax, VA 22032
(703) 323-0165
Grades: K
| 14 students
Oak Valley Center (Closed 2014)
Special Education School
11230 Waples Mill Road, Ste. 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 591-1146
Grades: 3-12
| 45 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Fairfax, VA?
The top ranked private schools in Fairfax, VA include Trinity Christian School Of Fairfax, St. Leo The Great School and Merritt Academy.
How many private schools are located in Fairfax, VA?
19 private schools are located in Fairfax, VA.
How diverse are private schools in Fairfax, VA?
Fairfax, VA private schools are approximately 45% minority students, which is higher than the Virginia private school average of 31%.
What percentage of students in Fairfax, VA go to private school?
8% of all K-12 students in Fairfax, VA are educated in private schools (compared to the VA state average of 11%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Fairfax, VA?
47% of private schools in Fairfax, VA are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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