Chantilly High School

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Chantilly High School
Address
4201 Stringfellow Road
Chantilly, Virginia 20151
United States
Coordinates 38°52′50″N 77°24′23″W / 38.8805°N 77.4065°W / 38.8805; -77.4065Coordinates: 38°52′50″N 77°24′23″W / 38.8805°N 77.4065°W / 38.8805; -77.4065
Information
School type Public, high school
Founded 1972
School district Fairfax County Public Schools
Superintendent Steven Lockard
Principal Dr. Scott Poole
Staff approximately 356
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,723[1] (2014-15)
Language English
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Purple and white          
Athletics conference Concorde District
Northern Region
Mascot Charger
Rival Centreville High School
Westfield High School
Oakton High School
Newspaper The Purple Tide
Feeder schools Franklin Middle School
Rocky Run Middle School
Rachel Carson Middle School
Website

Chantilly High School is a public high school in the Chantilly CDP in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.[2] It is part of the Fairfax County Public Schools system.

Overview[edit]

Chantilly was listed in Newsweek in 2003 as the 72nd-best[3] public high school in America.

Chantilly High School is home to Chantilly Academy, which provides vocational training for students in the school district who wish to become cooks, mechanics, or beauticians, or to work in the hotel, tourist or other trades.[4] A team from the Academy participates in the FIRST Robotics Competition.[5][6][not in citation given]

In 2016–2017, students at the school were 32.62% Asian, 13.59% Hispanic, 7% non-Hispanic black, 42.38% non-Hispanic white, and 4.41% other[7]

Test scores[edit]

Chantilly High School is a fully accredited high school based on the Standards of Learning tests in Virginia.[citation needed] The average SAT score in 2006 for Chantilly was 1628 (535 in Critical Reading, 565 in Math, and 528 in Writing).[citation needed] As of 2011, Chantilly High School students exceeded state average SOL scores for all major exam categories. [8][not in citation given]

Controversies[edit]

Teacher scandals[edit]

In March 2006, Thomas Newlun, 53, a special education teacher, allegedly gave a small amount of marijuana to a 17-year-old student during a break between classes. Newlun was charged with distribution of marijuana to a minor, drug distribution on school property and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.[9]

On 11 January 2008, Spanish teacher Matthew McGuire was arrested on charges of using his computer to solicit sex with a minor. McGuire also coached track at Chantilly. Arlington County police said they arrested McGuire at his Alexandria home after investigating his online activities for several months. According to Alexandria court records, a detective posing as a 13-year-old girl named Jessica had several conversations with McGuire between March and December 2007.[10]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chantilly High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Chantilly CDP, Virginia Archived 28 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.." United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 30 April 2009.
  3. ^ MSN.com Archived 15 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine. Newsweek: 2003 List: The Top High Schools
  4. ^ FCPS.edu Archived 27 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine. Chantilly Academy – Courses
  5. ^ "index". chantillyrobotics.org.
  6. ^ "Home".
  7. ^ "FCPS - School Profiles - Chantilly HS - Demographics". schoolprofiles.fcps.edu.
  8. ^ "Explore Chantilly High School in Chantilly, VA". GreatSchools.org.
  9. ^ Glod, Maria (21 March 2006). "Teacher Gave Drug To Teen, Police Say" – via www.washingtonpost.com.
  10. ^ Vargas, Theresa (11 January 2008). "N.Va. Teacher Accused of Using Computer to Seek Sex With Teen" – via www.washingtonpost.com.
  11. ^ Adam Toobin (22 December 2008). "#36, Balder, Rob, Filk Performer Balder Wins Pegasus Award". CentreView. Archived from the original on 13 August 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2009.
  12. ^ "Keith Gary Stats - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com.
  13. ^ Paul Frommelt (3 August 2006). "#35, Bhawoh Jue, Chantilly Football, 1997". Arlington Connection. Archived from the original on 18 December 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  14. ^ "USA Bobsled and Skeleton Federation - Features, Events, Results - Team USA".
  15. ^ "Joe Koshansky Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  16. ^ "Jon Link Stats - Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com.
  17. ^ "Genius from Class '96". Retrieved 20 February 2011.
  18. ^ "Scott Secules". ESPN.com.
  19. ^ "ESPN".
  20. ^ "Brian Snyder Stats | Baseball-Reference.com". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  21. ^ Kang, Cecilia. "Riding the Seoul Train". The Washington Post.