CHANTILLY HIGH SCHOOL
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Chantilly High School is home to four years of study, 9th–12th grade. It is organized into five different “subschools” which each provide administration for a different group of students. Subschools 1–4 are divided by student surnames. Subschool 5 consists of the Chantilly Center, a special-education co-facility which serves students from a wider geographical area than the rest of Chantilly High School. The school uses a block scheduling system.
Chantilly High School is also home to Chantilly Academy. Chantilly Academy offers classes for students in the FCPS school district, including culinary, engineering, Auto Tech, Cisco Networking, and Cosmetology. A full listing of classes may be found at their web site. The Academy is home to Chantilly Robotics, a FIRST robotics team participating in the FIRST Robotics Competition, composed of students from around FCPS. Chantilly Academy is also home to VA-20012, Chantilly Academy Air Force Junior ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corp). The mission of the program is to build better citizens through the practice of leadership. The program is also proud to have one of the states highest achieving Drill Team and Color Guards.
Many of Chantilly High School’s sports teams have qualified for district, regional, and/or state competitions. Various clubs and honor societies are active throughout the school year. The Chantilly High School Fine Arts department has received many awards over the years. The CHS Mighty Marching Chargers have received many awards, including Grand Champion at the Virginia Showcase of Bands and Grand Champion between 2003 and 2006 at the JMU Parade of Champions. The Mighty Marching Chargers were undefeated in the state of Virginia from 2000–2005. Chantilly’s indoor drumline has won eleven Atlantic Indoor Association championships The indoor drumline has also won five Winter Guard International , and was the 2011 WGI Percussion Scholastic A class world champion. In December 2011, the Chantilly High School Mighty Marching Chargers represented the Commonwealth of Virginia in the first annual Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Each March, the school hosts the Chantilly Invitational Jazz Festival, which showcases middle and high school bands from across the region, as well as distinguished guest performers. Chantilly is also noted for having an excellent choral music program, housing the award winning show choir, Touch of Class. With seven choirs total, the Chantilly Choral program features both award winning show choirs and concert ensembles. Touch of Class and the Chantilly Jazz Band join together every Memorial Day weekend for their hit show “Jazz and Pizzazz,” a widely recognized performance. The string orchestras, have also made some notable accomplishments, placing among some of the top orchestras in North America, as well as earning high scores and superior ratings at orchestra assessments. The orchestras regularly contribute musicians to district, regional, and state orchestras.. All three orchestras regularly take part in competitions along the east coast.
Chantilly High School Offers:
- Cross Country
- Dance Team
- Field Hockey
- Ice Hockey
- Sports Medicine
- Swim & Dive
- Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field