Falls Church

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Falls Church is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Falls Church is included in the Washington metropolitan area. Falls Church has the lowest level of poverty of any independent city or county in the United States. Falls Church is the smallest independent city by area in Virginia. Since independent cities in Virginia are considered county-equivalents, it is also the smallest county-equivalent in the United States by area.

In 2011, Falls Church was named the richest county in the United States, with a median annual household income of $113,313. While Fortune 500 companies General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman have headquarters with mailing addresses in Falls Church, they are physically in Fairfax County. The city is served by Falls Church City Public Schools.

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Taking its name from The Falls Church, an 18th-century Church of England (later Episcopal Church) parish, Falls Church gained township status within Fairfax County in 1875. In 1948, it was incorporated as the City of Falls Church, an independent city with county-level governance status although it is not a county. The city holds an annual Memorial Day Parade with bands, military units, civic associations, and fire/rescue stations, in recent years the event has featured a street festival with food, crafts, and non-profit organization booths, and a 3K fun run. The city is served by Falls Church City Public Schools.

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RATING* SCHOOL NAME GRADES SCHOOL TYPE
4 Belvedere Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1 Glen Forest Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1 Pine Spring Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
1 Graham Road Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
2 Beech Tree Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1 Westlawn Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/A Pimmit Early Childhood Resource Center Preschool - Preschool Public
4 Lemon Road Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
2 Westgate Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/A Jessie Thackrey Preschool Preschool - Preschool Public
N/A Timber Lane Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
1 Bailey's Elementary School For The Arts And Sciences Kindergarten - 2Nd Grade Public
N/A Woodburn Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
5 Haycock Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
2 Shrevewood Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
2 Sleepy Hollow Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
N/A Bailey's Upper Elementary School For The Arts And Sciences 3Rd Grade - 5th Grade Public
5 Thomas Jefferson Elementary School 2Nd Grade - 5th Grade Public
N/A Mt Daniel Elementary School Kindergarten - 1St Grade Public
2 Jackson Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
5 Longfellow Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
5 Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
N/A Community Based Education 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Falls Church High School Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
2 Falls Church High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
4 George Mason High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
4 Marshall High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Marshall High School Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Stuart High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Corpus Christi School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Corpus Christ Early Childhood Center Preschool - Preschool Catholic/Religious
N/A St. James Catholic School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Crossroads Christian Academy 1St Grade - 5th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Montessori School Of Northern Virginia-Valleybrook Private/Charter
N/A Early Years Montessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Grace Lutheran School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Congressional Schools Of Virginia Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Trinity School At Meadow View 7th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Montessori School-Holmes Run 1St Grade - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Montessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Falls Church Episcopal Day School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Kaye Kare Inc Preschool - Preschool Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.