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What is Middle College?

Preparation for college and career readiness focused on:

  • providing one semester of classroom preparation and many other support services
  • completing the GED
  • getting career readiness training and certification (CRC)
  • completing two LFCC credit courses 

Who is eligible for Middle College?

Young adults ages 18-24 years old who:

  • don't have a high school diploma or GED and are no longer enrolled in high school
  • are able to demonstrate 9th grade ability or above in reading and math
  • motivated and committed to attending all classes
  • planning to become a Lord Fairfax Community College student

What do Students Say?

"The Middle College gave me a chance to move forward and achieve more goals in my life, such as college and having a profession, not a dead-end job." – Samantha, Student

"Since getting my GED in the Middle College, I have received a promotion at my job. I am now attending the community college." – Latoya, Student

By 2018, 64% of all jobs in Virginia will require some postsecondary training beyond high school. - Virginia Employment Commission

How do I enroll?

Step 1 - Call 540-868-7272 and schedule an appointment with the Middle College Campus Coach to:

  • Complete a Middle College application, and
  • Arrange to take the Test of Adult Basic Education (T.A.B.E.) to determine grade level in reading and math.

Step 2- Admitted Middle College participants are expected to:

  • determine if morning or evening classes are preferred;
  • eliminate conflicts with scheduled classes by making arrangements for childcare, transportation and/or work;
  • plan to attend the Middle College orientation for admitted participants.
For more information about Middle College in Virginia, visit

For more information, please contact:

Middletown Campus
Office of Transition Programs
The Lodge, Room 330

Middletown Campus
173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645-1745

800-906-LFCC (5322)


LFCC provides a positive, caring and dynamic learning environment that
inspires student success, values diversity and promotes community vitality.