Virginia School of Math

Make Friends with Math!

Make Friends with Math!

The Virginia School of Math makes math approachable and non-intimidating, and students come to like and "make friends" with the subject of math.

Students also make friends with other students in their math circles. Learning math becomes a social activity.

Finally, the Virginia School of Math will put your family's interest first, become your trusted k-12 math advisor, and earn your friendship.

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The best way to learn about the Virginia School of Math is for your student to try a math circle for free.

We'll discuss your student's math goals, evaluate current skills, and provide a taste of the math circle experience.

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Who is this for?

We are a year-round, in-person math program in Northern Virginia for students in grades 3 to 12. We help students:

  • Succeed in their current math courses
  • Accelerate through the standard math sequence
  • Identify and address math gaps and weaknesses
  • Apply math creatively to solve open-ended problems

Math Circles

Students meet in-person in small-group Math Circles and, with the help of instructors, complete school assignments and prepare for tests. Math Circle sessions are one hour long, and students may attend one, two, or three sessions per week.

Also, we have developed our own diagnostic tests and workbooks aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning. At our Math Circles, students use this curriculum to pursue their individual goals for review, reinforcement, and acceleration.

When do Math Circles meet?

Each level Math Circle (elementary, middle school, and high school) meets three times a week. Students may attend one, two, or three Math Circle meetings per week.

Math Circle Sun Tues, Thurs
Grades 3-4 12:00-1:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM
Grades 5-6 12:00-1:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM
Grades 7-8 1:00-2:00 PM 6:00-7:00 PM
Grades 9-12 2:00-3:00 PM 7:00-8:00 PM

Math Circles for the 2024-2025 school year will begin the week of August 19, 2024.

Where do Math Circles meet?

The Virginia School of Math meets at the Compass Classes facility in Herndon, VA:

520 Herndon Parkway
Suite D
Herndon, VA 20170

How much does it cost?

The Virginia School of Math offers two membership types:

  • Sundays Only: $175 per month
  • Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: $250 per month

Families use a simple online form to select membership types and suspend and reactivate memberships.

There are no other fees or required contract period.

Who runs it?

The Virginia School of Math is run by the people behind Fairfax Collegiate, Northern Virginia's leading summer academic enrichment program.

We launched the Virginia School of Math in September of 2023. Fairfax Collegiate has been around since 1993.

The old school instruction and personalized attention has been great for both of my boys. I highly recommend the Virginia School of Math!

Chris D., Arlington, VA

My 5th grade son now loves math, and is proud that he knows advanced concepts like PEMDAS. Thanks for making math exciting and fun!

Adria O., Alexandria, VA
Math is Like Sports!

Math talent must be developed like athletic talent. Great math students are made, not born.

To reach their full potential, math students, like athletes, need deliberate practice, expert coaching, and supportive teammates.