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2023 Best Schools in Fairfax County Public Schools

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    567 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall TJ is an excellent school for those who are willing to be apart of a very academically rigorous environment. Education wise, it has some of the most talented teachers who’ve done years of....

    Read 567 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    McLean High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    344 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Offers a wide variety of opportunities for a diverse student body with exceptional academics, arts, and clubs & activities, where many students are able to go above and beyond pursuing their....

    Read 344 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,317,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Oakton High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    503 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a Senior in Oakton High School currently, I have faced the curriculum and teaching while being in-person and virtual. Overall, the teachers have done an amazing job to be inclusive and teach....

    Read 503 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,715,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    W. T. Woodson High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    440 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Woodson was the first public school I attended. It was a hard adjustment, but I could not have asked for a better experience. The atmosphere of the school is welcoming, nonjudgemental, and kind. I....

    Read 440 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,516,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. #10 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    James Madison High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    391 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Last year, I started freshman year at James Madison High School, and the experience so far has been absolutely unbelievable! The school offers a variety of clubs to bring the student community....

    Read 391 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,230,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  6. #17 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    West Springfield High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    601 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says There was lots to enjoy about West Springfield high school. I always enjoyed coming to school and spending the day with my friends whilst knowing I am going to receive the highest quality of....

    Read 601 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,508,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  7. #29 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Marshall High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    367 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Marshall has so many opportunities for its students. Between the large number of student-organized clubs and teachers ready to help engaged students to the best of their ability, Marshall aims to...To further improve, Marshall could update current activities going on in the school to provide a larger sense of spirit and community. Although recent events have taken place and increasing effort....

    Read 367 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,103,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  8. #30 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Robinson Secondary School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    7-12,

    556 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I came to Robinson 3/4ths of the way through my seventh grade year. However, since many elementary schools feed directly into Robinson, most of my classmates had known each other for 5+ years...But thanks to the wonderful, welcoming positivity of many students, and some of my own efforts, I eventually fit in.Today, as a rising senior, I look back and am very thankful for the opportunities Robinson has opened up to me. It’s a huge school—coming up on 4,000 students—with many resources for extracurriculars...Pros:- Opportunities for advanced coursework, especially through IB Diploma- Student services, including for disabled and ESOL students- Lots of extracurricular activities & athleticsCons:- Some teachers, admins, students can get out of line, bad attitudes, etc. - Bathrooms. Do not use..

    Read 556 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 3,780,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  9. #33 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Centreville High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    408 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Centreville High School makes traditional core classes fun with its access to advanced technology and equipment, like microscopes, dissection kits, TI-84+ calculators, personal student computers, and...Student engagement in lessons, friendly teachers, and comfortable classrooms impacts education, which CVHS understands to be true. This is why it hires faculty that care to help their students....

    Read 408 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,623,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  10. #36 Best Public High Schools in Virginia.

    Fairfax High School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    9-12,

    455 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Fairfax High School experience is just right for anyone and everyone. It is sufficiently accommodating, inviting, challenging, and rewarding. I enjoyed the overall layout and class opportunities.....

    Read 455 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,341,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  11. #5 Best Public Middle Schools in Virginia.

    Rocky Run Middle School

    Fairfax County Public Schools, VA,

    7-8,

    18 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Rocky run was a super good middle school with minimal drama and bullying compared to other schools. With the new remodel it almost looks like the neighboring chantilly high school. The curriculum was....

    Read 18 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,050,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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