Falls Church High School

  • Falls Church High School serves 1,996 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Falls Church High School's student population of 1,996 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 156 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers156 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Falls Church High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Falls Church High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#722 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Falls Church 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Falls Church 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
51%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Falls Church High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Falls Church High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
18%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Falls Church High School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Falls Church High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Falls Church High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Graduation Rate
70%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Falls Church High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Falls Church High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Falls Church High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFAIRFAX CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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