George Mason High School

  • George Mason High School serves 826 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 96% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • George Mason High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

George Mason High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • George Mason High School's student population of 826 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students826 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George Mason High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George Mason High School is 0.54, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#96 out of 1791 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
87%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
14%
15%
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Black
4%
23%
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White
64%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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Graduation Rate
97%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFalls Church City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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