South Lakes High School
11400 South Lakes Dr, Reston, VA 20191
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Kimberly Retzer

School Summary

South Lakes HS is located in the heart of the dynamic community of Reston, VA. Staff and faculty work together with the local community to maintain a positive learning environment with proactive and timely communication. Our facility was completely renovated in 2006 and new turf fields are being added during the summer of 2013.

South Lakes prides itself on a reflective instructional program. Educators at South Lakes set high expectations for all students, offering both advanced programs such as the International Baccalaureate Program as well as various intervention programs to assist student learning at all stages of development. South Lakes High School students demonstrate outstanding mastery of IB end of course assessments with more than 80% of eligible students earning the full IB Diploma for the 2012-13 school year.

Participation in sports and club activities are also an integral part of a student's high school experience. South Lakes' faculty and staff recognize the total education of our students: academics, extracurricular participation, and community involvement. This holistic focus ensures its students complete their secondary education with both the academic and social tools for success.

Last Updated: 2019-02-01

Enrollment Enrollment as of June 201819: 2411
Grades 9-12
FCPS Programs Last Updated: 2019-08-20
Special Features
  • College Art Portfolio Review
  • Culinary Arts Program
  • Gilder-Lehrman Institute Affiliate School
  • IB Diploma Candidate Internship Program
  • IB Middle Years Program & Personal Project Fair
  • IB Career Certificate Program
  • Political Science Internship Program
  • Positive Behavior Support Program (PBIS)
  • Recognized student leadership by the National Association of student Council
  • SLICE International Club
  • Senior Ethics Day in Partnership with the Reston Chamber of Commerce
  • Taking Flight Mentoring/Transition Program for All Freshman
Last Updated: 2019-02-01
Business Partnership
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Cornerstones
  • Genesys Works
  • Herndon/Reston Chamber of Commerce
  • Initiative Public Art Reston
  • Kids R First
  • Reston Community Center
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • YMCA Reston
Last Updated: 2019-02-01
Attendance Area

This school is part of Region 1 and the South Lakes High Pyramid. Enter your street address in the boundary locator to determine which schools your student should attend.