The Chantilly Academy Advantage
Chantilly Academy provides students with unique advantages while preparing for colleges and careers.
The unique educational opportunities offered at Chantilly Academy – A Governor’s STEM Academy effectively prepare students for post-secondary education and career opportunities with transferable knowledge and critical life skills. The Academy’s dynamic learning environment provides specialized electives in Engineering & Scientific Technology, Health and Human Services, Trade & Industry, and Marketing. 1,300 students are enrolled in Academy programs from 19 FCPS high schools. Strong student support is provided by skilled faculty, resource teachers, administration, and a career experience specialist. Programs may lead to immediate careers, scholarships and part-time employment while attending post-secondary or higher education; more than 80 percent of our graduates attend college or other post-secondary education. Partnerships exist with local industry/businesses and post secondary/higher education institutions. Students gain professional experience, internships, college or verified credits, Career & Technical Education Diploma Seal, industry certifications, or licensure. Classroom-based entrepreneurial businesses provide services to our school community and the general public. Collaboration with NVCC, James Madison University and George Mason University provides the opportunity to earn college credits in some programs. Academy students have succeeded in many regional, state and national competitions. Student organizations include Aerospace Club, SkillsUSA, HOSA, First Robotics, FCCLA, IEEE and DECA.*