Falls Church school information

IndexFalls ChurchVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores89%78%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools311,59679,221
Total private schools1555324,874
Total post-secondary schools81997,963
The Falls Church, VA educational system consists of 31 public schools, 15 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Falls Church public schools have average test scores of 89% which is 14% higher than than the Virginia average and 81% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Falls Church public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.7% have completed high school, 80.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 14.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Falls Church are 81% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Falls Church.
  • 97.7% of people in Falls Church have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.7% of people in Falls Church have completed high school.
  • 80.2% of people in Falls Church have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Falls Church

IndexFalls ChurchVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade97.7%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school97.7%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college91.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree83.2%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors80.2%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters42.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree14.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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Floris, VA7,87695%93%
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Falls Church, VA13,59789%81%

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Source: The Falls Church, VA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.