Madison High School

  • Madison High School serves 2,142 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (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 97% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Madison 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 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 1%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Madison High School's student population of 2,142 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,142 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Madison High School
Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Madison High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Madison High School is 0.53, 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)
88%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madison 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)
97%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madison 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 Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Madison High School and the percentage of Asian students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Madison High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Madison High School and the percentage of Black students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
66%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Madison High School and the percentage of White students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Madison High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Madison High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.530.42
This chart display the diversity score of Madison High School and the average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Madison High School and graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Madison High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Madison High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 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

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