Elementary School Advanced Academic Programs (AAP)

Fairfax County Public Schools offers a continuum of advanced academic services at the elementary level. Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) provide challenging learning experiences for all students that build on individual strengths and optimize abilities.

Continuum of Advanced Academic Services in FCPS

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Advanced Academic Programs offers several types of challenging learning experiences to meet the needs of a  broad range of advanced learners. Advanced Academic services are implemented using a school-based model the following ways:

  • All students engage with content using the Nine Critical and Creative Thinking Strategies.
  • Some students require differentiated extension lessons in areas of academic strength.
  • Some students are identified for part-time services that typically occur once a week.
  • Some students are identified for full-time services in all academic subject areas.

Contact the Advanced Academic Program Office