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Area Schools

For families with children, one of the primary concerns in moving to a new home is what schools your children will attend.  Northern Virginia has some of the best schools in the nation.  To see a full listing of both public and private schools, you can check the webite Great Schools.  

From pre-school through high school and onto community college and major universities, this region has some of the finest educational institutions to be found anywhere.  There are a multitude of adult education courses through the local counties and also through the parks & recreation organizations.

Local school systems include Arlington CountyFairfax County, Falls Church CityAlexandria CityFairfax City, Loudoun County and Prince William County.  These are large school systems that provide many neighborhood elementary schools, as well as the larger middle and high schools.

For those who choose to homeschool their children, there is a statewide organization and other resources.  There is even an organization based in Herndon, K12 Inc., that specializes in virtual learning centers.

Major universities in the area include George Mason University, Georgetown, George Washington, across the river is the University of Maryland, and located right here in Arlington is Marymount University.  Virginia has some of the top public universities to be found in the nation as well, and your children will likely qualify for in-state tuition.


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