Learn More About the Survey and Data Explorer
Data Explorer Features
Survey Highlights shows selected results from various topics.
Explore the Data lets you create a graph from any question in the survey.
Trends Over Time shows how survey responses vary by year.
Three to Succeed displays how survey responses vary with a student's number of protective assets.
New Survey Items
No new questions were added in this year's survey.However, trends are now available for questions that were added in the previous year, such as falling asleep while driving, past month hookah use, overall vegetable consumption, and stress level.
6th Grade Survey
The Fairfax County Youth Survey is administered in two forms: one for 8th to 12th grade students, and another for 6th grade students.
About the Survey
The Fairfax County, VA Youth Survey is a comprehensive, voluntary, and anonymous survey of youth in sixth, eighth, tenth, and twelfth grades. It examines behaviors, experiences, and other factors that influence the health and well-being of the county's youth. The survey is co-sponsored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the Fairfax County School Board, and has been administered since 2001.
For more information, please see the Youth Survey homepage.