The official student enrollment numbers for the 2016-2017 Falls Church City Public School system show a 5.9 percent jump in enrollment, according to the school system’s Morning Announcements email.
There are 2,685 students in the system this year, which 151 more students than were enrolled in the City’s five schools during the 2015-2016 school year. The increase in enrollment is the largest the school system has seen since 1955, according to Falls Church City Public Schools.
That year, the school system added 178 new students. The increase enrollment this year is spread in all of the City’s schools and in all but three grade levels. Jessie Thackrey Preschool saw the lowest increase in enrollment with 17 new students and Thomas Jefferson Elementary School saw the largest increase with 40 new students.
Mount Daniel School saw the second largest increase with 33 new students, followed by Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School with 31 new students and George Mason High School with 30 new students. For more information, visit 126.96.36.199/~web/fccps/main/data/set/enrollment.