|School type Public, high school|
Staff approximately 230
|Motto "As eagles we soar"|
Principal Pamela Brumfield
Phone +1 703-924-8000
|School district Fairfax County Public Schools|
Address 5801 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, VA 22310, USA
District Fairfax County Public Schools
Feeder school Fairfax County Public Schools
Similar Bush Hill Elementary School, Wakefield High School, TC Williams High Sch, Thomas Jefferson High Sch, Bishop Ireton High School
Thomas Alva Edison High School is a high school in Rose Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, administered by Fairfax County Public Schools.
Presented below are the demographics for Thomas Edison during the 2015-16 school year:
The Edison Academy acts as a school within a school. Upperclassmen can enroll in Academy courses to gain knowledge and skills in specific careers they want to seek after graduation. Courses offered range from cosmetology to automobile maintenance. Some programs offer students technical certification and job placement upon graduation. Edison is one of the few schools in Fairfax County to offer these programs.
Edison offers the International Baccalaureate program for its advanced students. The IB program offers high school students the ability to take college level courses. Specifically with a more global perspective. Edison uses the IB program for the majority of its advanced courses, in lieu of Advanced Placement or Honors courses. Edison is one of the few schools in Fairfax County to offer this program.
Edison participates in the AAA National District of the 5A North Region. Sports offered to students include: