Academic Advising/Course Registration
Course Registration for Current FCPS Rising 7th and 8th Grade Students
Counselors will be working with students in January through early February to register for courses for the upcoming school year. Course descriptions and information on requirements can be found in the catalog. Questions regarding course registration can be answered by your child's counselor. Parents of rising 7th grade students are encouraged to speak with their child's 6th grade teacher and school counselor to assist in choosing appropriate courses for the next school year.
More information about FCPS Middle School programs and departments can be found on the FCPS Middle school site.
*The course selection sheets are provided below for your planning courtesy. Please note that it is preferred for students to use the colored & labeled course selection sheets sent home by the counselor. This helps the staff organize the files for each grade level.
For More Information Contact:
Rising 7th Grade StudentsCurriculum Information & Important Dates
Rising 8th Grade StudentsImportant dates and timelines for 2019-20 registration
Rising 9th Grade Students
7th and 8th-grade students will be enrolled in the following courses:
- 5 Core Classes (English, Math , Science, History & Health and Physical Education)
- 2 Electives (Options include 2 full year, 1 full year + 2 semester, or 4 semester)
When reviewing and making course selections, please access the course catalog linked below for the full description of each course.
7th Grade Course CatalogWhere can I find a list of courses?
8th Grade Course CatalogWhere can I find a list of courses?
Sample Course Selection sheets can be found below. The course selection sheets are provided below for your planning courtesy. Please note that it is preferred for students to use the colored & labeled course selection sheets sent home by the counselor. This helps the staff organize the files for each grade level.
Sample 7th Grade CSS
Sample 8th Grade CSS
Affiliated High Schools
High School Students who live in the Rachel Carson school district will attend one of the following FCPS high schools: Chantilly, Oakton, South Lakes or Westfield. If selected, some students may attend Thomas Jefferson. To locate your base school by address, please check the FCPS Boundary Locator Tool. Carson Counselors will be working directly with students to advise them on making good course selections for 9th grade.
High School Counselors will be visiting Carson on January 11th to share information with students (Jan 15 snow date). Please access the High School Websites for more information.
HS Curriculum Nights
Below is information regarding High School curriculum nights.
Chantilly HS: Thursday, Jan 10, 6:00 PM at Chantilly HS Information for Curriculum night at Chantilly HS can be found here.
Oakton HS: Wednesday, Jan 9, 6:00 PM at Oakton HS
South Lakes HS: Wednesday, Jan 9, 6:30 PM at South Lakes HS
Westfield HS: Thursday, Jan 10, 6:00 PM at Westfield HS Information for Curriculum night at Westfield HS can be found here.