Establish residency in Fairfax County and register at your local school. No student may be considered until they are registered in FCPS.
Compile a file of the academic information noted above. Please make copies as the materials will not be returned.
Schedule an appointment with the Advanced Academic Resource Teacher (AART) at your local school or the Director of Student Services (DSS) at the middle school.
The AART or DSS will review the information and share the processes for referring and screening for school-based services (Levels II-III) or full-time placement (Level IV).
student eligibility or placement in the school-based
program should be directed to the school
principal. The principal reviews all pertinent
information with the local screening committee
and informs parents/guardians of the decision. Advanced Academic School-Based Services Referral (Level III)
How does the Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission (MIC3) help ensure I can enroll my student into the gifted program without delay?
If you are a military family moving to the area, please follow the directions for identification of geographically new students on our website. In FCPS, we have three levels of service for students who are identified as needing advanced academic services. Your child's records and available test scores will be reviewed to find the best match between services from your prior district and what FCPS offers. For more information about navigating gifted education programs as a military transfer student in Virginia, please see this document from the Virginia Department of Education.
Dr. Carol V. Horn
K-12 Program Coordinator
3877 Fairfax Ridge Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
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