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"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built." E. Roosevelt

  • 2014-2015 Open House Events:

  • Monday, November 3 and Tuesday, November 4, 2014; 10:00am-12:00pm: Elementary School Open House:
    Are you interested in learning more about Merritt Academy's Kindergarten-6th grade program?  These school-day Open House events welcome students and parents to come and visit our campus, meet teachers and administrators and observe classes in session.  New this year: visit our STEAM suite, where principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics are explored by classes on a daily basis!  

    Saturday, January 31, 2015; 10:00am-12:00pm: Merritt Academy Open House (Infants-6th grade):
    Join us on Saturday, January 31 to learn more about Merritt Academy’s outstanding Early Childhood, Preschool and Elementary School programs.  Visit classrooms, speak with teachers and administrators, and tour our campus before registration opens for the 2015-16 school year.  Our Open Houses are fun and informative for the whole family- no RSVP necessary.  We look forward to seeing you there.

  • 1:1 iPad Program

  • The iPad Program at Merritt Academy, where students are involved in real world applications and inquiry based investigation that fosters active learning. Students gain digital literacy as they meet new opportunities from our teachers to better differentiate instruction and help enrich the learning experience across the curriculum.
  • Kindergarten Comparison

  • Kindergarten Curriculum Comparison Sheet Find out how Merritt Academy Kindergarten compares to Fairfax County Public Kindergarten

  • Upcoming Events

    Download the 2014-2015 School Calendar

  • October 17 Fall Festival 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • October 18-24 Book Fair
  • October 20-24 Parent Conferences Kg
  • October 21 Restaurant Night
  • October 24 Family Halloween Dance
  • October 24 Picture Day Infants-K4; Make-ups Kg-6th Grade
  • October 24 Monster Mash Family Dance
  • October 29-November 12 Yankee Candle Fundraiser
  • October 31 Halloween Parade
  • October 31 End of First Quarter
  • November 3-4 K-6th Grade Fall Open House
  • November 7 Report Cards 1-6th Grade
  • November 13 K4 Banquet and Kindergarten Information Night
  • November 26 K-6th Noon Dismissal with Extended Service 12-6:30 pm (Infants-K4 OPEN)
  • November 27-28 Thanksgiving Holiday Academy CLOSED (Infants-6th Grade)

The iPads teach me how to use electronics and to write better.

Merritt Academy Student

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