FCPS Recognizes Schools for Reducing Achievement Gaps with Superintendent’s Excellence in Equity Awards

News Release
October 23, 2019

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Superintendent Scott S. Brabrand and the Fairfax County School Board have recognized schools for achievement in standardized testing with the Superintendent’s Excellence in Equity Award. This award was developed by the superintendent and the School Board to recognize schools that make considerable gains in improved school performance across all student subgroups and significant reductions in achievement gaps among student subgroups in English and mathematics. Awards are based on school performance in the 2018-19 school year under revised accreditation standards that were approved by the Virginia Board of Education in 2017.  


Schools earning the Excellence in Equity Award for being a top ten school to achieve the highest average increase across all reporting groups in English are: Aldrin Elementary, Armstrong Elementary, Crestwood Elementary, Fort Hunt Elementary, Garfield Elementary, Greenbriar West, Hollin Meadows Elementary, Justice High, Oak Hill Elementary, and Rose Hill Elementary.


The top ten schools earning the Excellence in Equity Award for the highest average increase across all reporting groups in mathematics are: Armstrong Elementary, Fairhill Elementary, Forestdale Elementary, Fort Belvoir Primary, Greenbriar West Elementary, Herndon Middle, Herndon High, Irving Middle, Mount Eagle Elementary, and Woodson High.


Schools earning the Excellence in Equity Award for being a top ten school to achieve the greatest reduction of the English achievement gap are: Armstrong Elementary, Baileys Upper Elementary, Bryant High, Bucknell Elementary, Crestwood Elementary, Flint Hill Elementary, Garfield Elementary, Greenbriar West Elementary, Lake Anne Elementary, and Oak Hill Elementary.


The top ten schools earning the Excellence in Equity Award for achieving the greatest reduction of the mathematics achievement gap are: Centreville Elementary, Edison High, Fairhill Elementary, Greenbriar West Elementary, Hunters Woods Elementary, Marshall High, Mount Eagle Elementary, Orange Hunt Elementary, Willow Springs Elementary, and Wolftrap Elementary.


The following schools have met or exceeded state benchmarks for each reporting group (English, math, science) and all student subgroups (Asian, Black, Hispanic, White, students with disabilities, economically disadvantaged, and English learners):

Aldrin ES
Armstrong ES
Clearview ES
Colvin Run ES
Cooper MS
Dranesville ES
Flint Hill ES
Forest Edge ES
Forestville ES
Fox Mill ES
Great Falls ES
Hunters Woods ES
Hutchison ES
Lake Anne ES
Langley HS
Madison HS
Mosby Woods ES
Oakton HS
Spring Hill ES
Sunrise Valley ES
Terraset ES
Waples Mill ES
Wolftrap ES
Annandale Terrace ES
Bailey’s Upper ES
Belvedere ES
Bren Mar Park ES
Camelot ES
Chesterbrook ES
Columbia ES
Fairhill ES
Falls Church HS
Franklin Sherman ES
Freedom Hill ES
Glen Forest ES
Graham Road ES
Haycock ES
Justice HS
Kent Gardens ES
Kilmer Center
Longfellow MS
Marshall HS
Mason Crest ES
McLean HS
North Springfield ES
Parklawn ES
Pine Spring ES
Shrevewood ES
Sleepy Hollow ES
Stenwood ES
Westbriar ES
Westgate ES
Westlawn ES
Weyanoke ES
Woodburn ES
Belle View ES
Bucknell ES
Bush Hill ES
Clermont ES
Crestwood ES
Forestdale ES
Fort Hunt ES
Franconia ES
Garfield ES
Gunston ES
Hybla Valley ES
Key Center
Lane ES
Lynbrook ES
Riverside ES
Rose Hill ES
Saratoga ES
Springfield Estates ES
Woodley Hills ES
Bonnie Brae ES
Bull Run ES
Cardinal Forest ES
Keene Mill ES
Kings Glen ES
Kings Park ES
Lake Braddock SS
Mountain View HS
Powell ES
Ravensworth ES
Robinson SS
Rolling Valley ES
Sangster ES
Terra Centre ES
West Springfield ES
West Springfield HS
White Oaks ES
Canterbury Wood ES
Chantilly HS
Cub Run ES
Fairfax HS
Franklin MS
Greenbriar West ES
Lees Corner ES
Little Run ES
Mantua ES
McNair ES
Oak Hill ES
Poplar Tree ES
Providence ES
Wakefield Forest ES
Westfield HS
Woodson HS


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For more information, contact the office of the Chief Equity Officer at 571-423-4010.