Falls Church High School



Falls Church High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Falls Church 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
9 434
10 403
11 476
12 373

Falls Church High School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Falls Church, VA. It has 1,686 students in grades 9th through 12th. Falls Church High School is the 85th largest public high school in Virginia and the 2,507th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,686
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 138.39

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Falls Church High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 893
(53%)
41,516
(52%)
 Female 793
(47%)
38,428
(48%)

Falls Church High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 740
(44%)
15,663
(20%)
 White 382
(23%)
36,422
(46%)
 Asian 378
(22%)
15,753
(20%)
 Black 139
(8%)
8,395
(11%)
 Two or More 42
(2%)
3,456
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
155
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
100
(0%)

Falls Church High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 829
(49%)
61,999
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 687
(41%)
13,828
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 170
(10%)
4,117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Falls Church High School is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Falls Church High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Falls Church High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1401
2006 1324
2007 1313
2008 1369
2009 1371
2010 1578
2011 1601
2012 1686

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 10.3
2007 17.1
2008 17.2
2009 17.7
2010 15.6
2011 11.6
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35117773019272
2006 0.33836858006042
2007 0.32673267326733
2008 0.39810080350621
2009 0.41867250182349
2010 0.48352344740177
2011 0.49344159900062
2012 0.50830367734282

Compare Falls Church High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.8%
 

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