West Springfield High School

Springfield, VA 22152

Phone: (703) 913-3800
District: Fairfax County Public Schools


GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades 10-12 • 2336 students

West Springfield High School serves grades 10-12 in the Fairfax County Public Schools district. It is among the few public high schools in Virginia to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10.

West Springfield High School is a public school in the Fairfax County Public Schools district located in Springfield, VA. The principal of West Springfield High School is Mr. Mark Greenfelder. As of 2016, the students are 59% White, non-Hispanic; 15.3% Asian/Pacific Islander; 14.8% Hispanic; 6.1% Black, non-Hispanic; 4.4% Multiracial; 0.2% Native American or Native Alaskan; and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. 11.8% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 59% 41.7% 52.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 15.3% 19.5% 6.3%
Hispanic 14.8% 23.3% 13.1%
Black, non-Hispanic 6.1% 10.3% 23.3%
Multiracial 4.4% 4.9% 4.7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 11.8%
English learners 19.5%


A school with raving reputation!

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30-40 years old
Previously lived in: Virginia Beach, DC, Pensacola, San Diego, Whidbey Island
Silver medal


My oldest went to West Springfield High School and I have nothing but good things to say about the school. The teachers were great and my kids enjoyed it!

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# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Cardinal Forest Neighborhood/Subdivision West Springfield VA 0.4 mi
2 West Springfield Neighborhood/Subdivision West Springfield VA 0.6 mi
3 Burke Station Square Neighborhood/Subdivision Burke VA 0.9 mi
4 Cardinal Square Condominium/Townhouse West Springfield VA 1.9 mi
5 Orange Hunt Estates Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 1.9 mi
6 Long Branch Neighborhood/Subdivision Annandale VA 2 mi
7 The Elms Neighborhood/Subdivision Burke VA 2.1 mi
8 North Springfield Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 2.5 mi
9 Willow Woods Neighborhood/Subdivision Annandale VA 2.6 mi
10 Burke Conservancy Neighborhood/Subdivision Burke VA 2.9 mi
11 Newington Commons Neighborhood/Subdivision Lorton VA 3.9 mi
12 Kings Park West Neighborhood/Subdivision Fairfax VA 4 mi
13 Newington Forest Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 4 mi
14 Terra Grande Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 4.2 mi
15 Greenwood Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 4.4 mi
16 Middleridge Neighborhood/Subdivision Fairfax VA 4.4 mi
17 Springfield Oaks Neighborhood/Subdivision Springfield VA 4.6 mi
18 Broyhill Crest Neighborhood/Subdivision Annandale VA 4.8 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 West Springfield West Springfield VA 1.4 mi
2 Burke Burke VA 1.9 mi
3 Daventry Springfield VA 2.1 mi
4 Burke Centre Burke VA 2.6 mi
5 Springfield Springfield VA 2.7 mi
6 Fairfax County Springfield VA 2.8 mi
7 Annandale Annandale VA 3.9 mi
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