Fairfax school information

IndexFairfaxVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores90%81%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools271,59679,235
Total private schools1355324,875
Total post-secondary schools21997,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Fairfax are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Fairfax.
  • 90.0% of people in Fairfax have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.8% of people in Fairfax have completed high school.
  • 53.5% of people in Fairfax have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Fairfax

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  • Bonnie Brae Elem5420 Sideburn RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 734 · Ratio: 20:184
  • Daniels Run Elem3705 Old Lee HwyGrades: PK - 06Students: 785 · Ratio: 16:185
  • Eagle View Elem4500 Dixie Hill RoadGrades: PK - 06Students: 931 · Ratio: 18:188
  • Fairfax Corr Ctr Unit #30Po Box 487Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fairfax High3501 Rebel RunGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,452 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Fairfax Juvenile Detention Home10650 Page Ave.Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Fairfax Villa Elem10900 Santa Clara DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 373 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Fairhill Elem3001 Chichester LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 609 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Frost Middle4101 Pickett RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 1,045 · Ratio: 18:193
  • Greenbriar East Elem13006 Point Pleasant DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 782 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Greenbriar West Elem13300 Poplar Tree RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 946 · Ratio: 31:195
  • Interagency Alt. Sec. Ctr3877 Fairfax Ridge RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Lanier Middle3801 Jermantown RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 125 · Ratio: 19:184
  • Laurel Ridge Elem10110 Commonwealth BlvdGrades: PK - 06Students: 847 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Lees Corner Elem13500 Hollinger AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 715 · Ratio: 19:190
  • Little Run Elem4511 Olley LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 336 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Mantua Elem9107 Horner CourtGrades: PK - 06Students: 864 · Ratio: 22:192
  • Mosby Woods Elem9819 Five Oaks RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 836 · Ratio: 23:193
  • Navy Elem3500 W Ox RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 813 · Ratio: 20:193
  • Northern Va. Tr. Ctr. E.P9901 Braddock RdGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Oak View Elem5004 Sideburn RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 713 · Ratio: 20:188
  • Olde Creek Elem9524 Old Creek DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 412 · Ratio: 17:191
  • Providence Elem3616 Jermantown RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 931 · Ratio: 15:189
  • Robinson Secondary5035 Sideburn RdGrades: 07 - 12Students: 3,938 · Ratio: 19:188
  • Wakefield Forest Elem4011 Iva LnGrades: PK - 06Students: 459 · Ratio: 19:193
  • Willow Springs Elem5400 Willow Springs School RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 696 · Ratio: 27:194
  • Woodson Adult High4105 Whitacre RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 332 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Woodson High9525 Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 214 · Ratio: 21:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Fairfax

IndexFairfaxVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school89.8%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college76.3%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree59.2%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors53.5%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters23.0%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.4%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fairfax (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%
Bethesda, MD62,02495%39%
McLean, VA48,07895%39%
Chevy Chase, MD2,90793%37%
Great Falls, VA16,20793%36%
Fairfax, VA23,50790%32%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kernersville, NC23,52276%11%
Taylors, SC23,49079%16%
Searcy, AR23,52480%18%
Columbus, MS23,48354%20%
Eagle Mountain, UT23,46875%10%
Fairfax, VA23,50790%32%
Source: The Fairfax, VA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.