Top 20 Elementary Schools in Fairfax County, Virginia

Fairfax Virginia is annually ranked by Forbes as one of the best places to live in the United States. Being just outside the Capital Beltway and suburb of Washington, DC Fairfax County has always been a desirable place to live for those who work for the government or the tech sector that some people call Silicon Valley East.

With great jobs come an influx of young professionals, and their families. The desire for great schools has never been better, and Fairfax is one of the nation’s best. All of the top 20 elementary schools in Fairfax County are in the top 5% of the nation and are Cruvita Gold Medal Schools. See our list below and to learn more about each school just click the school’s name and you will be taken to its page. You can also view homes in each school's zone by clicking on the Cruvita icon.

To view a list of all the elementary schools in Fairfax County just click here.

Here are the top 20 elementary schools for homebuyers in Fairfax County, Virginia:

Rank School City Click to View Available Homes
1 Wolftrap Elementary Vienna
2 Great Falls Elementary Great Falls
3 Chesterbrook Elementary McLean
4 Westbriar Elementary Vienna
5 Colvin Run Elementary Vienna
6 Forestville Elementary Great Falls
7 Churchill Road Elementary McLean
8 Haycock Elementary Falls Church
9 Spring Hill Elementary McLean
10 Sherman Elementary McLean
11 Kent Gardens Elementary McLean
12 Waynewood Elementary Alexandria
13 Sangster Elementary Springfield
14 Floris Elementary Herndon
15 Oak Hill Elementary Herndon
16 Union Mill Elementary Clifton
17 Fox Mill Elementary Herndon
18 West Springfield Elementary Springfield
19 Louise Archer Elementary Vienna
20 Wakefield Forest Elementary Fairfax

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