Madison High School

  • Madison High School serves 2,235 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 88% (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 2016-17 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 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Madison High School's student population of 2,235 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 144 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers144 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Madison High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Madison High School is 0.55, 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 (16-17)#102 out of 1801 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
16%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
64%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.550.68
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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