Top 10 Best Leesburg Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 17,483 students in Leesburg, VA. Leesburg has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Leesburg, VA are Sycolin Creek Elementary School, Riverside High School and Belmont Ridge Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Leesburg, VA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 84% (versus the Virginia public school average of 82%), and reading proficiency score of 82% (versus the 78% statewide average). Schools in Leesburg have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Leesburg, VA Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sycolin Creek Elementary School
Math: 94% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
21100 Evergreen Mills Road
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2910
Grades: PK-5
| 749 students
Rank: #22.
Riverside High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19019 Upper Belmont Place
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 554-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,593 students
Rank: #33.
Belmont Ridge Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19045 Upper Belmont Place
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2220
Grades: 6-8
| 1,271 students
Rank: #44.
Loudoun County High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
415 Dry Mill Rd Sw
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,505 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
John W. Tolbert Junior Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
691 Potomac Station Dr Ne
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2870
Grades: PK-5
| 729 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lucketts Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14550 James Monroe Hwy
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2070
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Ball's Bluff Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
821 Battlefield Pkwy Ne
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2880
Grades: PK-5
| 628 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Heritage High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
520 Evergreen Mill Rd. Se
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2800
Grades: PK-12
| 1,417 students
Rank: #99.
Seldens Landing Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
43345 Coton Commons Dr.
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2260
Grades: PK-5
| 783 students
Rank: #1010.
Harper Park Middle School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 Potomac Station Dr Ne
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2820
Grades: 6-8
| 1,093 students
Rank: #1111.
Tuscarora High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
801 North King Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-1900
Grades: PK-12
| 1,505 students
Rank: #1212.
Evergreen Mill Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
491 Evergreen Mill Rd Se
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 518 students
Rank: #1313.
J. Lupton Simpson Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
490 Evergreen Mill Rd Se
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2840
Grades: 6-8
| 1,060 students
Rank: #1414.
Catoctin Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Catoctin Circle Sw
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2940
Grades: PK-5
| 674 students
Rank: #1515.
Smart's Mill Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
850 N. King St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2030
Grades: 6-8
| 1,110 students
Rank: #1616.
Frances Hazel Reid Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
800 N. King St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2050
Grades: PK-5
| 713 students
Rank: #1717.
Cool Spring Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Tavistock Dr Se
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2890
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #1818.
Leesburg Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
323 Plaza St Ne
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2860
Grades: PK-5
| 519 students
Rank: #1919.
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
510 Principal Drummond Way Se
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-1920
Grades: PK-5
| 717 students
Academy Of Engineering And Technology
Alternative School
801 N King Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-1018
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Douglass School
Alternative School
407 E. Market St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
(571) 252-2060
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Loudoun Co. Juvenile Detention Home
Alternative School
42020 Loudoun Center Place
Leesburg, VA 20175
(703) 771-5325
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
715 Childrens Center Road Sw
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-1070
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Monroe Technology Center
Vocational School
715 Childrens Ctr Rd Sw
Leesburg, VA 20175
(571) 252-2080
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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