2017-2018 College Profile

School Counselors

Mrs. Michelle Pringle A-BLI 703-222-8112   Mrs. Sarah Fronckel MO-PERE 703-222-8133
Mrs. Deborah Wolin BLO-CRO 703-222-8113   Mrs. Becky Clonts PERI-SAM 703-222-8132
Mr. Jon-Paul Sousa CRU-FOZ 703-222-8114   Mrs. Becky Watrud SAN-TH 703-222-8142
Mrs. Megan Sullivan FRA-H 703-222-8115   Dr. Julie Edstrom TI-Z 703-222-8143
Mr. Bobby Cardozo I-LEA 703-222-8122   Mrs. Deborah Padgett Subschool 5 All 703-222-7407
Mrs. Alice Robertson LEB-MI 703-222-8123        

Student Services Staff

Mrs. Roberta Smith Transcript Coordinator 703-222-8152
Mrs. Iris Malave Compher Career Center Specialist 703-222-8154
Mrs. Denise Rodgers Administrative Assistant 703-222-8151

VISION STATEMENT

Chantilly High School students are educated, actively engaged and compassionate citizens.

SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY PROFILE

Chantilly High School, located in the suburbs of western Fairfax County, has a population of 2,762 students, 208 teachers, 11 counselors and 10 administrators. Since opening its doors in 1973, Chantilly has endeavored to provide for students a college/career preparatory education of high quality in all dimensions - intellectual, emotional, social, and physical. Our school is supported by an educated business and professional community that demands excellence. In the classroom, teachers incorporate technology and instructional strategies that develop critical thinking skills, as well as content knowledge. Instruction emphasizes informed problem solving and enables all graduates to independently create workable solutions within a changing society. Our student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1 and the student to computer ratio is 1 to 1.

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES & ATHLETICS

Chantilly’s rigorous and comprehensive academic program is further enhanced through student participation and success beyond the classroom that includes:

  • 21 Virginia High School League (VHSL) Varsity Sports
  • 90+ Clubs
  • 8 VHSL Academic Teams
  • 12 Honor Societies

Chantilly’s VHSL accomplishments during the tenure of the current senior class include:

  • 25 District Titles
  • 10 Regional Titles
  • 11 State Titles
  • Chantilly was 1st in State for the Wells Fargo Academic Cup and 4th in State for the Wells Fargo Athletic Cup

Chantilly is one of seven high schools from across the United States, and the only school in Virginia, to be named a winner of the 2015, 2016 and 2017 First Amendment Press Freedom Award by the Journalism Education Association. The Award recognizes high schools that actively support, teach, and protect First Amendment rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, with an emphasis on student-run media, where students are responsible for all final decisions of content.

PERFORMING ARTS ACCOLADES

Chantilly High School boasts a nationally award winning Performing Arts Program to include:

  • Chamber, Philharmonic & Symphonic Orchestras received excellent and superior ratings at the 2017 District Orchestra Assessments
  • Four violinist won chairs in the 2017 All-State Orchestra Assessments
  • Chamber Chorale received a superior rating at the past 5 District Chorus Assessments
  • Chantilly Drama is the largest theatre department in FCPS, accolades include:
    • 13 District One Act Play Competition Titles, 5 Regional and 4 State Championships
    • Cappies Program: Nominated for Best Play 12 times and won Best Set 8 times
  • Chantilly Band program serves approximately 10% of the CHS student population:
    • 1 of 25 bands nationwide selected to participate in the 2018 National Concert Band Festival
    • Straight Superior ratings for both Marching & Concert Band Programs at the 2017 District Band Assessment
    • 9 time Regional Finalists at Bands of America Marching Competitions

CHANTILLY GOVERNOR’S STEM ACADEMY

The Chantilly Governor’s STEM Academy serves over 1600 students from twenty high schools (including over 700 Chantilly based students) in the FCPS division. As a learning environment dedicated to technology, innovation, discovery, and “real-world problem solving,” Chantilly Academy’s mission is to provide specialized electives in three concentration areas: Engineering & Scientific Technology, Information Technology, and Health & Human Services. Students earn professional licensure, high value professional/industry certifications, dual enrollment and articulated college credits. More than eighty percent of graduates continue on to postsecondary and higher education. Academy students are annually awarded numerous scholarships, admission to distinguished universities and centers of trade/technical education, participation in Virginia Tech and NASA residential summer engineering programs, and summer CyberSecurity Internships at Northrop Grumman Corporation.

CHANTILLY GOVERNOR’S STEM ACADEMY

The Chantilly Governor’s STEM Academy serves over 1600 students from twenty high schools (including over 700 Chantilly based students) in the FCPS division. As a learning environment dedicated to technology, innovation, discovery, and “real-world problem solving,” Chantilly Academy’s mission is to provide specialized electives in three concentration areas: Engineering & Scientific Technology, Information Technology, and Health & Human Services. Students earn professional licensure, high value professional/industry certifications, dual enrollment and articulated college credits. More than eighty percent of graduates continue on to postsecondary and higher education. Academy students are annually awarded numerous scholarships, admission to distinguished universities and centers of trade/technical education, participation in Virginia Tech and NASA residential summer engineering programs, and summer CyberSecurity Internships at Northrop Grumman Corporation.

CHANTILLY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT MEMBERSHIP DEMOGRAPHICS AND GROUPS

Asian 34.5% Hispanic 14.1% Other 4.1% Free and Reduced Lunch  25%
Black 6.3% White 41%        

HONORS/AP CURRICULUM

Fairfax County Public Schools supports an open enrollment policy regarding student access to honors and AP classes. Any student interested in taking these advanced courses may enroll in them. Students who take AP courses must also sit for the AP exam at the end of the course.

Biology English Language Comparative Govt Physics 1 Statistics
Calculus AB English Literature Human Geography Physics 2 Studio Art
Calculus BC Environmental Science Latin ** Physics C US History
Chemistory European History ** Macroeconomics Psychology World History
Computer Science A French Language & Culture Microeconomics Spanish Language & Culture  
Computer Science Principles German Language Music Theory ** Spanish Literature *  
      ** Not offered every year  
      *Online  

2016-2017 AP Testing Results

1,014 students took 2,543 tests with 77% passing with a 3 and above

  • 23% scored a 5
  • 27% scored a 4
  • 27% scored a 3

AP Scholars

Year Scholars With Honors With Distinction National Scholars
2015 147 99 194 44
2016 143 84 199 45
2017 152 82 205 49

 

Chart showing the 2017 CHS ACT and SAT MeanCLASS OF 2016 NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE DATA

4  Year College: 59% 2 Year College: 17% *Fall Semester immediately following high school graduation

STANDARD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

English 4 credits
Mathematics 3 credits
Laboratory Science 3 credits
History & Social Science 4 credits
Health & PE 2 credits
World Language, Fine Arts or Career & Technical Ed 2 credits
Economics & Personal Finance 1 credit
Electives 3 credits
Total 22 credits

CLASS RANK & GPA

  • FCPS/Chantilly High School does not rank students.
  • Chantilly High School does not estimate rank.
  • All credit courses are included in the cumulative GPA.
  • The GPA is weighted by an additional 1.0 for AP/IB courses.
  • The GPA is weighted by an additional .5 for Honors courses in Math, English, Science & Social Studies.
  • GPA range for the class of 2017 is .913 to 4.496

Accredited by Virginia State Board of Education and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.