Fairfax County Youth Survey

The Fairfax County Youth Survey, a comprehensive, anonymous and voluntary survey given each year to students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12, examines behaviors, experiences and other factors that influence the health and well-being of Fairfax County's youth. The results provide a snapshot of the county's youth and serve as a barometer of the community's effectiveness fostering healthy choices in young people. The Youth Survey is a collaboration of Fairfax County Government and the Fairfax County Public Schools.

See also: Youth Survey Frequently Asked Questions 

School Year 2016-2017 Fairfax County Youth Survey Results

Explore the data in the Fairfax County Youth Survey Online Tool!


Fairfax County Youth Survey Highlights Video (29:00 min.) video icon

Fairfax County Youth Survey Report pdf icon

Fairfax County 6th Grade Youth Survey Report pdf icon

Fairfax County Youth Survey Results Highlights Presentation pdf icon

If you use data from the School Year 2016-2017 survey, please cite The Fairfax County Youth Survey Report School Year 2016-2017 and reference: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/youthsurvey.      

School Year 2017-2018 Fairfax County Youth Survey Information

Youth Survey Frequently Asked Questions

Fairfax County Youth Survey Instrument (for Grades 8, 10, and 12) pdf icon

6th Grade Youth Survey Instrument pdf icon

Parent Letters and Opt-Out Forms

County / Community Initiatives

Fairfax County's Prevention System

Fairfax County Public Schools Student Achievement Goals


For more information about the annual Fairfax County Youth Survey, please contact the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services at ncs@fairfaxcounty.gov.

People in Circle

Prevention Toolkit
For suggestions, tools, and resources to assist in promoting the well-being of youth in our community. For more information, download About the Prevention Toolkit. pdf icon

Annually:  2009 - 2015;  Biennially:  2001 -2008


Other Studies on Fairfax County Youth Survey Data

Three to Succeed

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Youth Survey Nutrition


Fact Sheets

Get a snapshot of various risks facing Fairfax County youth and learn what you can do to help young people as well as where to go for more information.

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Survey Instruments and

Publications are available in a PDF format. In order to view these files,
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