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Ad Fontes Academy: Cultivating Wisdom and Virtue

Mission Statement: Ad Fontes Academy is committed to glorifying God through a Christ-centered classical education, partnering with parents to develop wise and virtuous students.

About Us: Founded in 1996, Ad Fontes Academy is a coeducational K-12 day school in Northern Virginia, accredited by the Association of Classical Christian Schools. We offer a robust curriculum grounded in the classical liberal arts tradition, fostering lifelong learning and exploration of the True, the Good, and the Beautiful.

Core Values:

  • Christ-centered Formation
  • Robust Academics
  • Living Out Christ's Teachings
  • Collaboration with Parents
  • Nurturing Community Grounded in Grace and Truth

Vision: Ad Fontes Academy aspires to be a beacon of classical Christian education in Northern Virginia. We are dedicated to nurturing students who are not only academically accomplished but also steadfast in Christian faith, embodying wisdom, and virtue.

Portrait of a Graduate: Our graduates are wise, virtuous individuals who cherish wisdom, passionately pursue knowledge, embody virtue, lead with humility, and build a flourishing culture.

Faculty Excellence: Our faculty and master faculty members are embodiments of the graduate portrait, dedicated to deep understanding, nurturing authentic connections, and guiding with benevolent authority.

Curriculum Highlights:

  • Rigorous classical liberal arts and sciences program.
  • Unique offerings like the Junior and Senior Thesis.
  • Emphasis on writing, speaking, and critical thinking.
  • Diverse extracurricular activities including fine arts and athletics.

Alumni Success: Our graduates have gone on to attend prestigious universities and become influential community leaders.

Tagline: Rooted in Tradition, Rising in Wisdom

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Ad Fontes Academy 15452 Lee Hwy, Centreville, VA Jan, 23
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Summer Conference 2024 - National Harbor, Maryland

Join us for a gathering of classical Christian educators from around the world as we consider what it means to build school communities and welcome the outside through biblical hospitality.

As a member, you receive access to all of the most recent summer conference content, including 80+ workshops, plenary speakers, etc., plus access to the full library of past content.

Conference Sessions

Ensure increased visibility for your school by having it listed on the Find a School Map, connecting you with potential students and families seeking a classical Christian learning environment.

Map Feature

Unlock a wealth of exclusive resources, such as research studies and articles, providing valuable insights and knowledge for your school's continuous improvement.


Enable your school to easily post job openings and attract qualified candidates with the Career Center, simplifying the hiring process.

Career Center

Enjoy exclusive discounts on all SCL events and services, empowering you to access valuable resources and opportunities for your school's growth at a more affordable cost.

Exclusive Discounts

Get access to exclusive cohorts and workshops!

Cohorts and Workshops

SCL conducts school-wide surveys to provide relevant information to the classical Christian community as well as access to in-depth research with partner organizations like the Barna Group.


A connected community of classical Christian thought leaders, including heads of school, board members, marketing and admissions directors, development and fundraising directors, academic deans, grammar and upper school heads, and teachers from all grade levels are here to support and encourage one another.


Member-exclusive Coaching Call sessions. 15-20 online sessions each year from key-thought leaders on topics ranging from legal and operational issues to pedagogical and philosophical discussions. Think of it as a mini-conference each month!

Coaching Calls

Gain new insight, knowledge, and skills around best practices in a short, intensive format with workshops or a year-long mentorship experience with cohorts. Designed for administrators, teachers, parents, leaders, and department heads – anyone seeking to learn and grow in their role.

Conference & Workshops

Our network of seasoned professionals is available to navigate your questions and brainstorm solutions with you. Let us know how you want to direct your time and we will pair you with the senior leader that best suits your school’s unique needs.