PROFICIENCY 85% 7% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 81 in Alexandria
  • Ranked #27 of 2530 in Virginia
Proficiency Averages
76%Alexandria
79%Virginia

Edison High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairfax County Public Schools" in Alexandria, VA. There are a total of 2,093 students and 145 teachers at Edison High, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Edison High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 85.0%, which is 7% higher than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2093
Teachers145
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment6
Taking some courses6
Taking some courses (not tests)2
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Edison High, there are a total of 6 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 6 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Edison High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
White 29.9% 41.7% 52.3% 51.1%
Black 21.2% 10.2% 23.1% 15.9%
Asian 13.7% 19.5% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 31.1% 23.3% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 4.9% 4.5% 3.1%

Alexandria demographics profile

StatisticAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Population151,4738,535,519328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)10,14321891
Median age36.237.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English67%84%79%
Speak Spanish14%7%13%

Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters32.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Edison High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.