Fairfax County Public Schools

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There are 189 public schools in Fairfax County County, Virginia, serving 170,615 students.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Virginia state average of 47%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Fairfax County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Fairfax County County County Statistics (VA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 1,051,445 people 7,833,127 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 60% 26%
Median Household Income $106,598 $48,917
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Fairfax County, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .67, which is higher than the Virginia average of .64. The most diverse school district in Fairfax County is Fairfax Co Pblc Schs School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or in the USA.