Fairfax County's is tough to get into. Ranked this week by U.S. News, the school attracted 3,243 applicants this year for the 480 slots in its freshman class.
Which Fairfax County middle school sends the most students to the prestigious high school? , accounting for 76 students of the 480 total that were accepted.
saw the largest jump this year over last year in the number of students it sends: From 31 students in 2011 to 43 this year.
Out of the county's 24 middle schools, the following eight schools* sent the most students to TJHSST:Middle School Students Accepted This Year +/- from last year Last Year Carson 76 -2 78 Frost 18 +2 16 Jackson 20 +2 18 Kilmer 43 +12 31 Lake Braddock 23 +1 22 Longfellow 72 -2 74 Rocky Run 51 +3 48 Twain 10 + (numbers unavailable) under 10
*If less than 10 students were admitted from a middle school, the middle school name does not appear on the list. Numbers under 10 were redacted by FCPS as containing identifiable student information which are exempt from disclosure according to state code.
For more information on admission to TJHSST, see the