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George Mason High School on Newsweek '2013 America's Best High Schools' List

FCCPS high school is listed among schools on magazine's 'America's Best High Schools' list.

George Mason High School in Falls Church was named to the top 100 high schools in the country by Newsweek.
George Mason High School in Falls Church was named to the top 100 high schools in the country by Newsweek.
George Mason High School is among the top 100 on Newsweek's "2013 America's Best High Schools" list.

The school, part of the Falls Church City Public School system, is listed at #64.

How did George Mason get on the list? Here is some of the criteria used in the rankings and George Mason's stats:

Graduation Rate: 98 percent
AP/IB Tests: 1.4
Collegebound: 96 percent
Average SAT score: 1734
Average ACT: 25.6
Average AP score: 3.8

Other Northern Virginia scores on the list, and their rankings, included:
#8 Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
#146 James Madison in Vienna
#237 Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn
#342 Robinson Secondary in Burke
#395 Briar Woods in Ashburn 
#1104 Heritage High School in Leesburg
#1202 Falls Church High School in Fairfax County, part of the FCPS school system

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