Fairfax High School



Fairfax High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Fairfax High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 672
10 750
11 661
12 641

Fairfax High School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Fairfax, VA. It has 2,724 students in grades 9th through 12th. Fairfax High School is the 8th largest public high school in Virginia and the 385th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,724
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 176.89

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Fairfax High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,370
(50%)
41,516
(52%)
 Female 1,354
(50%)
38,428
(48%)

Fairfax High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,081
(40%)
36,422
(46%)
 Asian 690
(25%)
15,753
(20%)
 Hispanic 531
(19%)
15,663
(20%)
 Black 292
(11%)
8,395
(11%)
 Two or More 124
(5%)
3,456
(4%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
155
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
100
(0%)

Fairfax High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,069
(76%)
61,999
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 471
(17%)
13,828
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 184
(7%)
4,117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Fairfax High School is ranked 49th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Fairfax High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 32.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Fairfax High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2057
2006 2121
2007 2089
2008 2165
2009 2286
2010 2452
2011 2711
2012 2724

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 13.7
2007 19.9
2008 20.1
2009 22.2
2010 21.1
2011 16.5
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15459406903257
2006 0.14332861857614
2007 0.17041646720919
2008 0.19076212471132
2009 0.23009623797025
2010 0.22022838499184
2011 0.22390261895979
2012 0.24045521292217

Compare Fairfax High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.0%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Fairfax High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,724 15.4:1  
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Frost Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 1,083 13.7:1 2 miles
Fairfax County Adult High School
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Public 09 - 12 241 4.5:1 2 miles
Lanier Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 1,245 13.4:1 3 miles
Way of Faith Christian Academy
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Private KG - 11 52 5:1 3 miles
Madison High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,995 14.7:1 3 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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