Annandale High

Public 9-12

 4700 Medford Dr
       Annandale, VA  22003


 (703) 642-4100

District: Fairfax County Public Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
257th of 327 Virginia High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  14.2
Number of students:  2,240

Racial breakdown:

Hispanic:
45.8%
Asian:
21.0%
African American:
16.4%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  58%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the Virginia Department of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details In 2019, Annandale High ranked worse than 78.6% of high schools in Virginia. It also ranked 20th among 28 ranked high schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 33.97. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Annandale High is diverse. Racial makeup is: Hispanic (45.8%), Asian (21%), African American (16.4%). (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Annandale High is 14.2, which is the 9th best among 28 high schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools District. (See more...)
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Annandale High:

SchoolDigger ranks Annandale High 257th of 327 Virginia public high schools. (See Annandale High in the ranking list.)

Fairfax County Public Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Fairfax County Public Schools 40th of 132 Virginia school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Annandale High

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools VA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2005 36.35 243rd 308 21.1%
2006 24.96 285th 314 9.2%
2007 33.55 254th 313 18.8%
2008 40.60 215th 316 32.0%
2009 44.50 185th 313 40.9%
2010 48.73 175th 317 44.8%
2011 63.73 78th 320 75.6%
2012 63.89 72nd 321 77.6%
2013 56.92 104th 321 67.6%
2014 48.05 162nd 322 49.7%
2015 35.10 235th 322 27.0%
2016 34.27 242nd 321 24.6%
2017 43.09 200th 324 38.3%
2018 36.22 239th 326 26.7%
2019 33.97 257th 327 21.4%

Data source: test scores: Virginia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a student
Thursday, January 15, 2015

Open Quote Annandale may be slightly run-down in comparison to other schools in the county, but it offers a diverse and open-minded atmosphere that no other school can boast. Academics are what you make of them: there are students at Annandale who do not care if they pass their classes or not, but there are also students who have earned straight-As taking the most rigorous course load in the world. One can find good and bad teachers at any school, but there great ones far outnumber their opposites. I had the option of attending Woodson High School (complete with automatic toilets and loads of money), but I would not trade the Annandale experience for the world. It has opened my mind to the world and introduced me to people, religions, cultures, and philosophies that I may have never encountered otherwise. Furthermore, this lack of a majority race or system of beliefs levels the playing field: there are few bullies at Annandale. It wasn't until my senior year that I even heard about bullying at AHS, and as soon as it happened, students from all different groups organized an anti-bullying spirit week. There are certainly groups of friends, as there are anywhere, but anyone can talk to anyone else without fear of alienation. People at Annandale work for what they want, and many work to help provide for their families. That sense of responsibility unites us through our diversity and makes Annandale a uniquely special place to learn and grow. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Annandale High

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2123 2123
1990 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2007 2007
1991 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1973 1973
1992 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1982 1982
1993 1059 221 525 271 6 n/a n/a 0 2082
1994 1007 232 528 274 2 n/a n/a 0 2043
1995 905 231 479 322 2 n/a n/a 0 1939
1996 905 231 479 322 2 n/a n/a 0 1939
1997 911 286 474 333 6 n/a n/a 0 2010
1998 911 302 495 342 4 n/a n/a 0 2054
1999 965 335 507 355 5 n/a n/a 0 2167
2000 948 360 532 378 6 n/a n/a -4 2220
2001 941 369 567 425 6 n/a n/a 0 2308
2002 930 369 539 549 7 n/a n/a 28 2422
2003 930 369 539 549 7 n/a n/a 28 2422
2004 943 395 547 648 9 n/a n/a 33 2575
2005 880 393 540 670 10 n/a n/a 44 2537
2006 799 387 524 661 6 n/a n/a 48 2425
2007 763 403 520 670 8 n/a n/a 62 2426
2008 767 362 540 689 8 n/a n/a 77 2443
2009 742 414 572 801 7 n/a n/a 87 2623
2010 773 408 603 832 9 n/a n/a 94 2719
2011 687 415 636 859 10 5 50 0 2662
2012 597 411 615 850 7 2 52 0 2534
2013 555 436 559 839 6 1 64 0 2460
2014 468 417 497 862 2 1 65 0 2312
2015 420 391 441 904 2 1 60 0 2219
2016 379 379 441 964 3 3 50 0 2219
2017 348 337 432 987 3 3 50 0 2160
2018 343 343 459 988 2 2 50 0 2187
2019 336 367 470 1025 4 0 38 0 2240

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Annandale High

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 2123 122.2 17.3 n/a
1990 2007 114.7 17.4 n/a
1991 1973 129.6 15.2 n/a
1992 1982 132.0 15.0 n/a
1993 2082 147.1 14.2 n/a
1994 2043 173.7 n/a 24
1995 1939 n/a 0.0 21.9
1996 1939 n/a 0.0 21.9
1997 2010 n/a 0.0 22.3
1998 2054 n/a 0.0 25.2
1999 2167 136.0 15.9 33.2
2000 2220 n/a 0.0 32.8
2001 2308 171.2 13.5 31.2
2002 2422 188.3 12.9 33.2
2003 2422 188.3 12.9 33.2
2004 2575 183.7 14.0 34
2005 2537 178.0 14.3 36.5
2006 2425 174.0 13.9 37.7
2007 2426 170.0 14.3 37.5
2008 2443 120.0 20.4 38
2009 2623 121.2 21.6 41.2
2010 2719 112.8 24.1 46.7
2011 2662 145.8 18.2 44.6
2012 2534 181.9 13.9 46.4
2013 2460 179.8 13.6 43.9
2014 2312 163.3 14.1 48.8
2015 2219 166.0 13.3 51.8
2016 2219 166.0 13.3 50.1
2017 2160 161.2 13.3 52
2018 2187 155.1 14.0 55
2019 2240 157.3 14.2 58

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Annandale High

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 2123 122.2 17.3 n/a
1990 2007 114.7 17.4 n/a
1991 1973 129.6 15.2 n/a
1992 1982 132.0 15.0 n/a
1993 2082 147.1 14.2 n/a
1994 2043 173.7 n/a 24
1995 1939 n/a 0.0 21.9
1996 1939 n/a 0.0 21.9
1997 2010 n/a 0.0 22.3
1998 2054 n/a 0.0 25.2
1999 2167 136.0 15.9 33.2
2000 2220 n/a 0.0 32.8
2001 2308 171.2 13.5 31.2
2002 2422 188.3 12.9 33.2
2003 2422 188.3 12.9 33.2
2004 2575 183.7 14.0 34
2005 2537 178.0 14.3 36.5
2006 2425 174.0 13.9 37.7
2007 2426 170.0 14.3 37.5
2008 2443 120.0 20.4 38
2009 2623 121.2 21.6 41.2
2010 2719 112.8 24.1 46.7
2011 2662 145.8 18.2 44.6
2012 2534 181.9 13.9 46.4
2013 2460 179.8 13.6 43.9
2014 2312 163.3 14.1 48.8
2015 2219 166.0 13.3 51.8
2016 2219 166.0 13.3 50.1
2017 2160 161.2 13.3 52
2018 2187 155.1 14.0 55
2019 2240 157.3 14.2 58

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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