Fairfax High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#212
College Readiness Index
59.5
Math Proficiency
3.3
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
21:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,452 Students
  • 116 Teachers

Fairfax High School
3501 REBEL RUN
FAIRFAX, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 219-2200

District: Fairfax County Public Schools

Overview

Fairfax High School is ranked 11th within Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Fairfax High School is 72 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 57 percent. Fairfax High School is 1 of 30 high schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#212
State Rank
#11

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,452
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 57%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 22%
Full-Time Teachers 116

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 98%
Proficient in Math 95%
College Readiness Index 59.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 30
Total Students 59,361
Proficient in Reading (district average) 97%
Proficient in Math (district average) 93%
College Readiness (district average) 53.4

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