Avg. test scores 63%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 165%
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Falls Church school information

IndexFalls ChurchVirginiaNational
Average Test Scores78%79%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools311,59679,221
Total private schools1555324,874
Total post-secondary schools81997,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Falls Church are 63% 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%

      Falls Church, VA School Districts

      • Falls Church City Public Schools

      There are a total of 31 public schools, 15 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Falls Church. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Falls Church, VA schools is 78%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Falls Church, VA, an average of 97.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.7% have completed high school.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      McLean, VA48,86795%96.6%
      Great Falls, VA15,78694%94.3%
      Oakton, VA36,74892%90.1%
      Burke, VA42,29090%86.3%
      Chantilly, VA24,31289%85.2%
      Falls Church, VA13,59778%62.8%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rocky Point, NY13,59764%32.3%
      La Grange Park, IL13,59658%20.5%
      Mebane, NC13,59248%1.1%
      East Wenatchee, WA13,58955%14.0%
      Henderson, TX13,58748%0.5%
      Falls Church, VA13,59778%62.8%
      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.