Fairfax County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 222 public schools serving 188,556 students in Fairfax County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
Public Schools in Fairfax County School District have an average math proficiency score of 85% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 78% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fairfax County School District are Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology, Poplar Tree Elementary School and Sangster Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fairfax County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Fairfax County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fairfax County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (VA)
# Schools
222 Schools
2,121 Schools
# Students
188,556 Students
1,290,608 Students
# Teachers
12,661 Teachers
85,953 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Fairfax County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (VA)
Overall District Rank
#35 out of 135 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fairfax County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
82%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfax County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfax County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fairfax County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.74
0.68
# American Indian Students
513 Students
3,484 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
36,993 Students
90,285 Students
% Asian Students
20%
7%
# Hispanic Students
48,728 Students
202,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
26%
16%
# Black Students
19,014 Students
288,916 Students
% Black Students
10%
22%
# White Students
72,911 Students
631,420 Students
% White Students
39%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
263 Students
2,044 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
10,134 Students
71,487 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3,973
33,581
# Students in K Grade:
12,795
90,873
# Students in 1st Grade:
13,652
94,190
# Students in 2nd Grade:
13,472
94,056
# Students in 3rd Grade:
13,952
96,830
# Students in 4th Grade:
14,662
99,179
# Students in 5th Grade:
14,312
99,433
# Students in 6th Grade:
14,284
97,617
# Students in 7th Grade:
14,146
96,633
# Students in 8th Grade:
14,121
96,881
# Students in 9th Grade:
14,795
103,902
# Students in 10th Grade:
14,735
99,508
# Students in 11th Grade:
15,404
94,828
# Students in 12th Grade:
14,253
93,097
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,562 is higher than the state median of $12,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,474 is higher than the state median of $12,303. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (VA)
Total Revenue
$2,934 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fairfax County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$3,106 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total spending of Fairfax County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,562
$12,340
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fairfax County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,474
$12,303
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fairfax County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Fairfax County School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(703) 750-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,786 students
Rank: #22.
Poplar Tree Elementary School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
13440 Melville Ln
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 633-7400
Grades: PK-6
| 762 students
Rank: #33.
Sangster Elementary School
Math: 98% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
7420 Reservation Dr
Springfield, VA 22153
(703) 644-8200
Grades: PK-6
| 968 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Colvin Run Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
1400 Trap Rd.
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 757-3000
Grades: PK-6
| 779 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Longfellow Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2000 Westmoreland St
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 533-2600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,364 students
Rank: #66.
Haycock Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6616 Haycock Rd
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 531-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 967 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Mosby Woods Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9819 Five Oaks Rd
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 937-1600
Grades: PK-6
| 1,065 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Wolftrap Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
1903 Beulah Rd
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 319-7300
Grades: PK-6
| 593 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Cooper Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
977 Balls Hill Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 442-5800
Grades: 7-8
| 912 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
West Springfield High School
Math: 96% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
6100 Rolling Rd
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 913-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,219 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Navy Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3500 W Ox Rd
Fairfax, VA 22033
(703) 262-7100
Grades: PK-6
| 983 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Spring Hill Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8201 Lewinsville Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22102
(703) 506-3400
Grades: PK-6
| 1,011 students
Rank: #1313.
Langley High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6520 Georgetown Pike
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 287-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,965 students
Rank: #1414.
Mclean High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1633 Davidson Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 714-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,185 students
Rank: #1515.
Forestville Elementary School
Math: 96% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1085 Utterback Store Rd
Great Falls, VA 22066
(703) 404-6000
Grades: PK-6
| 581 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Chesterbrook Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1753 Kirby Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 714-8200
Grades: PK-6
| 669 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Kent Gardens Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1717 Melbourne Dr
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 394-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 1,025 students
Rank: #1818.
Woodson High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9525 Main St
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 503-4600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,477 students
Rank: #1919.
Chantilly High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4201 Stringfellow Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 222-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,810 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Keene Mill Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6310 Bardu Ave
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 644-4700
Grades: PK-6
| 774 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Oakton Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3000 Chain Bridge Rd
Oakton, VA 22124
(703) 937-6100
Grades: PK-6
| 821 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Sherman Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
6633 Brawner St
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 506-7900
Grades: PK-6
| 417 students
Rank: #2323.
Sunrise Valley Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10824 Cross School Rd
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 715-3800
Grades: PK-6
| 575 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Canterbury Woods Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4910 Willet Dr
Annandale, VA 22003
(703) 764-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 812 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Springfield Estates Elementary School
Math: 97% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
6200 Charles Goff Dr
Springfield, VA 22150
(703) 921-2300
Grades: PK-6
| 903 students
Rank: #2626.
Carson Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 94% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13618 Mclearen Rd
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 925-3600
Grades: 7-8
| 1,475 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Archer Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
324 Nutley St Nw
Vienna, VA 22180
(703) 937-6200
Grades: PK-6
| 641 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Frost Middle School
Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4101 Pickett Rd
Fairfax, VA 22032
(703) 426-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 1,214 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Mantua Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9107 Horner Court
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 645-6300
Grades: PK-6
| 1,075 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Marshall High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
7731 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 714-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,270 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Rocky Run Middle School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4400 Stringfellow Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 802-7700
Grades: 7-8
| 1,322 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Franklin Middle School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3300 Lees Corner Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 904-5100
Grades: 7-8
| 882 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
West Springfield Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6802 Deland Dr
Springfield, VA 22152
(703) 912-4400
Grades: PK-6
| 533 students
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Westbriar Elementary School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1741 Pine Valley Dr
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 937-1700
Grades: PK-6
| 858 students
Rank: #35 - 3935. - 39.
Churchill Road Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7100 Churchill Rd
Mc Lean, VA 22101
(703) 288-8400
Grades: PK-6
| 761 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 188,556 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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