Advanced Academic Programs

Referral Deadline for Full-Time AAP Services is Approaching

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is committed to challenging all students through talent development efforts and differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students through its continuum of services.

Some advanced learners need full-time advanced academics program (AAP) services with differentiated instruction in all four content areas (language arts, math, social studies and science) in order to have academic peers in the classroom. Full-Time AAP services begin in 3rd grade.

If you would like to refer your 2nd through 6th grade student for screening (consideration) for full-time AAP services, please submit a referral no later than December 15

For information about the referral, screening, and identification process for AAP services, please contact our Advanced Academics Resource Teacher (AART), Kathy Van Dyke, at @email.



Accessing Advanced Academic Program Services

Please see information from the AAP Office regarding information, timelines, and resources for advanced academic services.

Young Scholars

Mantua participates in the Young Scholars Model as a way of nurturing students with high-academic ability who may face additional barriers to access to or success in AAP Programs

Our Advanced Academics Resource Teacher (AART)

For any questions about the Advanced Academics Program (AAP) program at Mantua, please contact our Advanced Academics Resource Teacher.

Kathy Van Dyke
[email protected]


AAP Staff