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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:

  • 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

  • November 20 K3 Thanksgiving Feast
  • November 21 K4 Fruitful Feast
  • 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)
  • December 5 Interims for 5th & 6th Grade
  • December 12&15 PTO Holiday House
  • December 24-January 1 Winter Break School CLOSED (Kindergarten-6th Grade)
  • December 24 OPEN HALF DAY ONLY (Infants-K4); Extended Service for Kindergarten-6th Grade 6:30-12:00pm
  • December 25 Academy Closed (Infants-6th Grade)
  • December 26-30 Open for Infants-K4 6:30am-6:30pm; Extended Service for Kindergarten-6th Grade 6:30am-6:30pm
  • December 31OPEN HALF DAY ONLY (Infants-K4); Extended Service for Kindergarten-6th Grade 6:30-12:00pm
  • January 1, 2016 ACADEMY CLOSED for New Year's Day (Infants-6th Grade)
  • January 2, 2016 ACADEMY OPEN as usual (Infants-6th Grade) for regular School and Preschool days

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

Merritt Academy Student

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