Fairfax County Adult High School

  • Fairfax County Adult High School serves 265 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fairfax County Adult High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Fairfax County Adult High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Fairfax County Adult High School's student population of 265 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students265 students
This chart display total students of Fairfax County Adult High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Fairfax County Adult High School
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Fairfax County Adult High School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fairfax County Adult High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fairfax County Adult High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 4:1 has decreased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfax County Adult High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fairfax County Adult High School and the average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
16%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of Asian students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
71%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of Black students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
10%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of White students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairfax County Adult High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.460.42
This chart display the diversity score of Fairfax County Adult High School and the average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≤5%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Fairfax County Adult High School and graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairfax County Adult High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Fairfax County Adult High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Whopping cough is making a comeback, especially amongst children, prompting health officials to encourage pertussis vaccines and boosters. However, should the pertussis vaccine be required for public school enrollment? Learn about current proposed laws and its ramifications.
The results of a new study show that private school education may be no better than public school education. Keep reading to learn more about this study and to learn how to make the right choice between private and public school education for your child.
Each year, millions of students neglect to fill out the FAFSA and, in doing so, miss out on the chance to receive federal student aid. Keep reading to learn why every high school student should apply for financial aid, whether or not they qualify and regardless of their intention to use it.