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Fairfax County Public Schools
  • FALLS CHURCH, VA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A+
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Fairfax County Public Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in FALLS CHURCH, VA. It has 178,479 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 61% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
61%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1300
17,852 responses
Average ACT
30
3,778 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
178,479
Free or Reduced Lunch
26.9%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$87,532
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.8%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$18,598 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$136,679
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,107
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$530,100
National
$281,900

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