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 NAMEGRADESSCHOOL TYPE
4Belvedere Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1Glen Forest Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1Pine Spring Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
1Graham Road Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
2Beech Tree Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1Westlawn Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/APimmit Early Childhood Resource Center Preschool - Preschool Public
4Lemon Road Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
2Westgate Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/AJessie Thackrey Preschool Preschool - Preschool Public
N/ATimber Lane Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
1Bailey's Elementary School For The Arts And Sciences Kindergarten - 2Nd Grade Public
N/AWoodburn Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
5Haycock Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
2Shrevewood Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
2Sleepy Hollow Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
N/ABailey's Upper Elementary School For The Arts And Sciences 3Rd Grade - 5th Grade Public
5Thomas Jefferson Elementary School 2Nd Grade - 5th Grade Public
N/AMt Daniel Elementary School Kindergarten - 1St Grade Public
2Jackson Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
5Longfellow Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
5Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
N/ACommunity Based Education 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/AFalls Church High School Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
2Falls Church High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
4George Mason High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
4Marshall High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/AMarshall High School Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/AStuart High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/ACorpus Christi School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/ACorpus Christ Early Childhood Center Preschool - Preschool Catholic/Religious
N/ASt. James Catholic School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/ACrossroads Christian Academy 1St Grade - 5th Grade Private/Charter
N/AMontessori School Of Northern Virginia-Valleybrook Private/Charter
N/AEarly Years Montessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/AGrace Lutheran School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/ACongressional Schools Of Virginia Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/ATrinity School At Meadow View 7th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/AMontessori School-Holmes Run 1St Grade - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/AMontessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/AFalls Church Episcopal Day School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/AKaye 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.