Falls Church High School is located inside the Beltway near its intersection with Route 50. Falls Church High School is a community of learners within a professional learning community. Students at Falls Church High School come from 83 countries and are native speakers of more than 40 languages. Falls Church High School's student body reflects the diversity of the community it serves. It is a high school that meets the academic and co-curricular needs of its students.
Falls Church is committed to academic excellence, developing positive personal qualities and well-being, fostering respect for individual differences, encouraging parent involvement, and emphasizing high expectations for achievement and behavior of all students. Falls Church High School's diverse student body is composed of general, professional technical, special education, English for speakers of other languages, and gifted and talented students. We promote and foster a safe and orderly environment by rewarding students for positive and constructive behavior.
Paramount in Falls Church's objectives are commitments to student participation in appropriate decision-making roles and to the development of critical-thinking skills. Student progress is evaluated, and instructional decisions are made based on a variety of alternative assessment techniques, including writing samples, portfolios, and practical applications.
The successes of Falls Church students are recognized by an ongoing series of award assemblies, receptions, and announcements. Falls Church is dedicated to helping students achieve to their fullest potentials as members of a global community of learners.