Edison High School

5801 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 2,185 students in grades 9-12, Edison High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in VA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 62% (Top 30%)
  • : 77% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Edison High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Edison High School's student population of 2,185 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
141 teachers
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School Rankings

Edison High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Edison High School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#546 out of 1792 schools
(Top 50%)
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(20-21)
62%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edison High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
77%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edison High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
18%
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Black
19%
22%
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White
27%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.76
This chart display the diversity score of Edison High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
91%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Edison High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edison High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Edison High School's ranking?
Edison High School is ranked #546 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Edison High School often compared to?
Edison High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hayfield Secondary by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 77% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Edison High School?
The graduation rate of Edison High School is 91%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Edison High School?
2,185 students attend Edison High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Edison High School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 19% of students are Black, 13% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Edison High School?
Edison High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Edison High School offer ?
Edison High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Edison High School part of?
Edison High School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 91% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 62% (Top 30%)
  • : 77% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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