The Northern Virginia area has great schools. While there are differences between schools, a quality education is generally within reach of anyone. Niche, a school data site, recently released a list of the 100 best public high schools in the US. The list has schools from all over the country – from Northern Virginia we have one in the top 25.
Thomas Jefferson (TJ) is a magnet school that pulls in students from the surrounding areas. If you otherwise qualify, to attend TJ your grades will have to be excellent and you will have to take the TJ Admissions Test (They have a 60 page booklet on the test ). Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria was rated #7 in the country based on its academics, diversity, teachers and facilities (the high school in the picture above is not Thomas Jefferson.)
It’s important to have a good ranking of grades in school, as depending on what you want to study and what college you want to get in once you graduate school,, even if you want to pursue a phd in usa or find a job regarding your studies. There are specialize firms that go to the top schools in the country to recruit student for their full time program or internship. You college career center can help you explain how they recruit students from schools, and this school has been on top and has had thousands of students that gain scholarships and en employment just when they graduate,
If you do manage to get in the commute may be one of your bigger challenges.