Briar Woods High School

  • Briar Woods High School serves 1,672 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Briar Woods High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Briar Woods High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Briar Woods High School's student population of 1,672 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Briar Woods High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Briar Woods High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#243 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
19%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
14%
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Black
6%
23%
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White
62%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Briar Woods High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.570.68
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLoudoun County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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