George Mason High School

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7124 Leesburg Pike

Falls Church, VA 22043

(703) 248-5500

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 751

Students Per Teacher: 9

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20 Parent Reviews for George Mason High School

I'm a former student and now a parent of a student. Yes there are drastic difference in student home lives but we have one of the smallest public schools in the area! You have the rich and poor right next to each other and not much between them, however I think it's the parents fault for not teaching ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/30/14

As a parent, I've heard students' comments similar to the the post below. Also from other sources (outside counselors; parents) that this is not a friendly school. Students are cliquish, administration doesn't intervene. We had about 60% of the teachers who are truly wonderful, 20% so so, and 20% ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/14

I went here. I was bullied, put on a hate last on fb, ridiculed by students every day, was told I was ugly and worthless, every time I spoke students would tell me to shut up and teachers never intervened. I was also asked to prom as a "joke". Smell the coffee you oblivious parents. You didn't know ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/30/14

I grew up in FC my whole life and switched to from private to public school in high school. My experience was that unless you were in the IB program, your mere existence was treated as insignificant. Many of the students were full of it whether it be money or status. I was bullied daily and ridiculed ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/09/14

First, the education here is just excellent IF you make it so. I was an IB Diploma recipient here & I cannot stress how easy college feels now because of the workload & types of assignments I received here. Sports teams are demanding and successful. Teachers are EXCELLENT. Great community here ..somehow..despite ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/01/14

I'm a current student here, and although I don't like it very much, there's more good than bad. Classes are interesting and challenging; I have harder and more challenging work than any of my friends from other schools, and the classes really make you think. Most teachers are generally helpful and caring, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/02/13

George Mason is an excellent school. Having been in education for over 20 years, I recognize an amazing educational environment. Teachers care about students; the administration works with teachers, parents and students to build a welcoming community; and the IB program is challenging. My only concern ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/12

We moved to Falls Church City because of this school. It's a small high school with a real community feel. They have an active IB program, excellent music program, lots of sports teams, great robotics team, foreign language exchange program. Not every teacher is great--no school can say that--but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/03/12

If your child is bright and has an IEP then this is a scary place. As a parent you will have to be the case manager and the Administration is much more interested in following the law then helping your child be successful. They will drag their feet all year and do nothing to help you. There is no one ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/27/11

My child was a student for four years at George Mason. We returned to the US from living overseas so she could attend high school here, and interviewed several public schools that offered the IB program in both Virginia and Maryland. Mason seemed the best of them, and we relocated to Falls Church specifically ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/10

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Test Year: 2012
George Mason High School
Falls Church City Public Schools
Virginia
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Falls Church schools — George Mason High School is located at 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church VA 22043. 7124 Leesburg Pike is in the 22043 ZIP code in Falls Church, VA The school district for George Mason High School is the Falls Church City Public Schools. George Mason High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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