Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Total Schools
    212
  • Students
    177,606
  • Grades
    PK, K-12
  • Reviews
    5,583 3.6
  • Ranking

Fairfax County Public Schools is centered in Great Falls, Virginia. It has 177,606 students attending 212 schools in grades PK and K-12. According to state standards, 86% of students in this district are considered proficient in math and/or reading. The district has an annual budget of $2,470,926,000, spending an average of $14,162 per student. There have been 5,583 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

Gatehouse Adm Ctr 1
Falls Church, VA 22042

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 5,583 reviews

Academics Read more about this district's academics

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Lake Braddock Secondary School Public, Magnet 7-12 Middle, High
4.33 Robinson Secondary School Public, Magnet 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Hayfield Secondary School Public, Magnet 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 South County Secondary School Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 Westfield High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Fairfax High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Chantilly High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Annandale High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 West Potomac High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Centreville High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 South Lakes High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 West Springfield High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Herndon High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Oakton High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Woodson High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Langley High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 McLean High School Public 9-12 High
4.00 Madison High School Public 9-12 High
3.00 Mount Vernon High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Public 9-12 High
3.33 Lee High School Public 9-12 High
2.66 Stuart High School Public 9-12 High
3.33 Edison High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Marshall High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Falls Church High School Public 9-12 High
3.66 Glasgow Middle School Public, Magnet 6-8 Middle
4.33 Carson Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.33 Longfellow Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.00 Sandburg Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
3.66 Baileys Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Fort Belvoir Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Lanier Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Powell Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Jackson Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Kilmer Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Liberty Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Poe Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Hunters Woods Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Whitman Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Frost Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Rocky Run Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Irving Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.00 Glen Forest Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Spring Hill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Centreville Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Lorton Station Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Herndon Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.33 Hughes Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.33 Greenbriar West Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Providence Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Mantua Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Annandale Terrace Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 London Towne Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Kent Gardens Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Waples Mill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Bull Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Willow Springs Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Twain Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.00 Laurel Hill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Hybla Valley Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Stone Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.00 Colvin Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Eagle View Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Sangster Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Franklin Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.33 Mosby Woods Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Haycock Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Lane Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 McNair Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Cooper Middle School Public, Magnet 7-8 Middle
4.33 Oak Hill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Herndon Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Centre Ridge Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Stratford Landing Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Laurel Ridge Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Churchill Road Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Brookfield Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Union Mill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Forest Edge Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Hutchison Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Navy Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Key Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Greenbriar East Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Orange Hunt Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Louise Archer Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Island Creek Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Saratoga Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Holmes Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Thoreau Middle School Public 7-8 Middle
4.00 Crossfield Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Dogwood Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Daniels Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Parklawn Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Virginia Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Bonnie Brae Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Oakton Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Oak View Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Westlawn Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Halley Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 White Oaks Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Silverbrook Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Lees Corner Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Fairview Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Groveton Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Floris Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Coates Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Deer Park Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Braddock Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Rose Hill Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Freedom Hill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Waynewood Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Forestville Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Springfield Estates Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Flint Hill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Woodley Hills Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Dranesville Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Aldrin Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Riverside Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Woodlawn Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Poplar Tree Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Lake Anne Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Kings Park Elementary School Public PK, K-3 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Clearview Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Canterbury Woods Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Hayfield Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Chesterbrook Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Hollin Meadows Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Newington Forest Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Fairhill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Marshall Road Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Fox Mill Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Keene Mill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Belvedere Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Sunrise Valley Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Forestdale Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cub Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Washington Mill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Shrevewood Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Hunt Valley Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Camelot Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Crestwood Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cardinal Forest Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Fort Hunt Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Pine Spring Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Rolling Valley Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Weyanoke Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Great Falls Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Wolftrap Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 North Springfield Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Woodburn Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Westgate Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Timber Lane Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Franconia Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cameron Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Gunston Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Ravensworth Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Terra Centre Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Westbriar Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Belle View Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.33 Lynbrook Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Stenwood Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cherry Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Cunningham Park Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Bren Mar Park Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Wakefield Forest Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 West Springfield Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Beech Tree Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Kings Glen Elementary School Public 4-6 Elementary
4.00 Sleepy Hollow Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Clermont Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Terraset Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Armstrong Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Columbia Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Bush Hill Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Fairfax Villa Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Olde Creek Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Graham Road Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Vienna Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Sherman Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Clifton Elementary School Public K-6 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Garfield Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Little Run Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Mount Eagle Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Bryant Alternative High School Public, Alternative 7-12 Middle, High
3.66 Bucknell Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.33 Lemon Road Elementary School Public PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Woodson Adult High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
3.33 Mountain View Alternative High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
Key Center School Public PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Kilmer Center School Public PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Religion Grades Grade Level
4.33 Sidwell Friends School Quaker PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Maret School None K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
The Kellar School of Inova Kellar Center None 4-12 High
4.33 National Cathedral School Episcopal 4-12 High
Heritage Christian School Baptist PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 The Potomac School None K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
National Christian Academy Pentecostal PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Washington International School None PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Independent Baptist Academy Baptist PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School Episcopal PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Holton-Arms School None 3-12 Elementary, High
4.00 Flint Hill School None PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 St. Albans School Episcopal 4-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 The Madeira School None 9-12 High
Calvary Christian School Inter-/Non-denominational PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
The Frost School None 3-12 Elementary, High
4.00 St. Andrew's Episcopal School Episcopal PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Episcopal High School Episcopal 9-12 High
4.00 Montrose Christian School Baptist K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Edmund Burke School None 6-12 High
Oak Valley Center None 7-12 High
Temple Baptist School Baptist PK, 1-12 Pre-K, Elementary, High
The Siena School None 4-12 High
4.00 Landon School None 3-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Washington Waldorf School None 1-12 Elementary, High

Nearby School Districts

Niche Grade Name
4.33 Falls Church City Public Schools
3.66 Alexandria City Public Schools
4.33 Arlington County Public Schools
3.00 District of Columbia Public Schools
4.00 Montgomery County Public Schools
3.66 Prince William County Public Schools
4.33 Loudoun County Public Schools
3.33 Charles County Public Schools
2.00 Prince George's County Public Schools

Comparable School Districts

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Schools
4.00 Montgomery County Public Schools 16 mi. 205
2.00 Prince George's County Public Schools 25 mi. 211
3.33 Baltimore County Public Schools 49 mi. 173
2.33 Philadelphia City School District 133 mi. 266
3.66 Wake County Schools 223 mi. 170

Around Fairfax County Public Schools

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Student Demographics Read more about this district's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 52%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Fairfax County Public Schools United States Baltimore County Public Schools Montgomery County Public Schools Philadelphia City School District Prince George's County Public Schools Wake County Schools
White 43.4% 51.6% 45.2% 33.8% 13.8% 4.6% 49.2%
Hispanic 21.9% 24.5% 6.3% 26.0% 18.7% 22.4% 15.1%
Asian 19.3% 4.7% 6.2% 14.3% 7.4% 2.9% 6.2%
African American 10.4% 15.2% 38.6% 21.2% 56.3% 67.6% 24.7%
Multiracial 4.6% 2.6% 3.3% 4.4% 3.6% 1.7% 4.3%
Native American 0.2% 1.1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0% 0.2% 0.1%

Enrollment

Enrollment
PreK 1.7%
Kindergarten 7.6%
Grade 1 7.6%
Grade 2 7.6%
Grade 3 7.5%
Grade 4 7.4%
Grade 5 7.4%
Grade 6 7.3%
Grade 7 7.3%
Grade 8 7.4%
Grade 9 7.9%
Grade 10 7.7%
Grade 11 8.0%
Grade 12 7.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this district's educational outcomes