Falls Church

Unique and historic city

Falls Church is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,332. The estimated population in 2018 was 14,772. Falls Church is included in the Washington metropolitan area. Falls Church has the lowest level of poverty of any independent city or county in the United States. The city’s corporate boundaries do not include all of the area historically known as Falls Church; these areas include portions of Seven Corners and other portions of the current Falls Church postal districts of Fairfax County, as well as the area of Arlington County known as East Falls Church, which was part of the town of Falls Church from 1875 to 1936. For statistical purposes, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the City of Falls Church with Fairfax City and Fairfax County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land and none of it water. Falls Church is the smallest independent city by area in Virginia. Since independent cities in Virginia are considered county-equivalents, it is also the smallest county-equivalent in the United States by area. In 2011, Falls Church was named the richest county in the United States, with a median annual household income of $113,313. While Fortune 500 companies General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman have headquarters with mailing addresses in Falls Church, they are physically in Fairfax County. The city is served by Falls Church City Public Schools.

source: wikipedia.org

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The city holds an annual Memorial Day Parade with bands, military units, civic associations, and fire/rescue stations, in recent years the event has featured a street festival with food, crafts, and non-profit organization booths, and a 3K fun run (the 2009 race drew some 3,000 runners). the Falls Church Farmer's Market is held Saturdays year-round, Jan 3 – April 25 (9 am – Noon), May 2 – Dec 26 (8 am – Noon), at the City Hall Parking Lot, 300 Park Ave. In addition to regional attention, in 2010 the market was ranked first in the medium category of the American Farmland Trust's contest to identify America's Favorite Farmers' Markets. The Fountain of Faith, Swedish sculptor Carl Milles's masterpiece, is in Falls Church's National Memorial Park, a roadside cemetery.

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RATING* SCHOOL NAME GRADES SCHOOL TYPE
1 Pine Spring Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
1 Graham Road Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
2 Beech Tree Elementary School Preschool - 5th Grade Public
1 Westlawn Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
N/A Woodburn Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
2 Jackson Middle School 7th Grade - 8th Grade Public
N/A Community Based Education 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Falls Church High School Academy 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
2 Falls Church High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Corpus Christ Early Childhood Center Preschool - Preschool Catholic/Religious
N/A Montessori School Of Northern Virginia-Valleybrook Private/Charter
N/A Early Years Montessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Grace Lutheran School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Congressional Schools Of Virginia Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Trinity School At Meadow View 7th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Montessori School-Holmes Run 1St Grade - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Montessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.
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