We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 96 Virginia schools made our rankings. View Rankings
To graduate, Virginia high school students must earn a minimum of 22 credits, including one credit in economics and personal finance. The state measures the math, science, English and history proficiency of Virginia students with the Standards of Learning Assessment tests, according to the Virginia Department of Education.
Virginia is home to many schools ranked in 2013 among the U.S. News Best High Schools. The highly ranked Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is located in the Fairfax County Public Schools, near Washington, D.C. and about 100 miles from the Virginia capital of Richmond.
Top Ranked VA Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
6560 BRADDOCK RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312#2
6520 GEORGETOWN PK, MCLEAN, VA 22101#3
2500 JAMES MADISON DR, VIENNA, VA 22181#4
1633 DAVIDSON RD, MCLEAN, VA 22101#5
9525 MAIN ST, FAIRFAX, VA 22031#6
2900 SUTTON RD, VIENNA, VA 22181#7
9200 BURKE LAKE RD, BURKE, VA 22015#8
22525 BELMONT RIDGE RD, ASHBURN, VA 20148#9
340 NORTH MAPLE AVE, PURCELLVILLE, VA 20132#10
6100 ROLLING RD, SPRINGFIELD, VA 22152
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VA by the Numbers
Districts 131 High Schools 334 Full-Time Teachers 20,977 Students Enrolled 390,223
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The Fairfax County Public Schools include 30 high schools that serve 59,361 students.
There are 10 high schools in the Prince William County Public Schools, serving 23,426 students.
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