Madison High School

2500 James Madison Dr

Vienna, VA 22181
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (703)319-2300
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Madison High School operates within the Fairfax County School District.
  • Fairfax County School District's 87% graduation rate is equal to the Virginia state average of 87%.

Top Placements (Virginia)

Madison High School is Listed among the top 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 2142 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
Madison High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Madison High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
Madison High School Total Teachers (1987-2016)
Students by GradeMadison High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Madison High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
Madison High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2016)
Asian
15%
7%
Madison High School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
12%
14%
Madison High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
2%
23%
Madison High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
66%
50%
Madison High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Madison High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMadison High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.42
Madison High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
92%
87%
Madison High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
Madison High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
Madison High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Madison High School is Fairfax County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 134 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Fairfax County School District's student population of 185,807 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 86% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,016 is higher than the state average of $11,628. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,217 is higher than the state average of $11,792. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameFairfax County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    222
    4
    Number of Students Managed185,8073,554
    Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    83%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    85%
    80%
    District Graduation Rate
    87%
    87%
    District Total Revenue$2,351 MM$41 MM
    District Spending$2,387 MM$42 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,016$11,628
    District Spending / Student$13,217$11,792
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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