A recent study from HomeAlarmReport.com, “10 Best Cities To Use Public Schools,” has ranked public schools in Fairfax County and Alexandria, Virginia as the BEST in the U.S.A. The study does note Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is considered better than Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS).
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Fairfax County) listed as the best magnet high school in the Northern Virginia area.
The study analyzed data from several key areas, including SAT and ACT scores, graduation rates, student-to-teacher ratio, per-pupil spending and crimes per square mile.
Rounding out the top five (5) public schools in the U.S.A. were Scottsdale, AZ, Austin, TX, Charleston, SC, and Raleigh, NC.
For the full list and more information, including the methodology used to determine the rankings, visit this link.