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

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George Mason High School is a top rated, public school located in Falls Church, VA. It has 825 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 96% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
96%
Percent Proficient - Math
87%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1310
293 responses
Average ACT
30
114 responses
AP Enrollment
26%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$127,610
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,867
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$789,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
  • Homecoming Pep Rally
    35%
  • The firedrill picnic-- it's a pizza party in May
    35%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
825
Free or Reduced Lunch
0%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$95,479
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$19,550 / year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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