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Moving to Fairfax, VA? Find out how School Pyramids affect you...
The Mayans, just like the Egyptians, were ancient civilizations who built impressive structures made of rock called "Pyramids".
Unfortunately, we don't get to enjoy those amazing feats of architecture here, in Fairfax, Virginia. But we do have school pyramids.
What Are School Pyramids?
Most school districts work like a pyramid. At the top is a high school, and underneath it, feeding into that high school, are one or more middle schools and several elementary schools.
In the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) system of Northern Virginia, these groupings of schools are actually referred to as "School Pyramids".
In Fairfax, VA, the Fairfax High School pyramid has 5 elementary schools and 1 middle school all feeding into Fairfax High School.
Why should this matter to you as a home buyer?
Because the high school your children attend can have a huge impact on where they go to college, and how prepared they are for their college years.
Even if your children aren't ready for high school yet, you'll want to be thinking ahead. Which high school has the best preparation for college, the best college counseling office, the best record of placing students ... more
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