Are you looking for a new home near South County Middle School? Finding a new home can be stressful, now, add researching schools to the equation and it can be overwhelming.

What are the most commons things parents want to know when looking for a home in the South County pyramid? Well, I did a little research.

When looking for a middle school parents usually want to know about the size of the school, the school’s ratings, programs and courses offered, and aftercare options. Below I’ve listed 5 things that will help you determine if South County Middle is the right fit your you and your family.

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5 Things About South County Middle


Student enrollment at South County Middle is part of the South County School Pyramid. There are typically between 1000-1100 7th & 8th-grade students enrolled each school year.


Students living in Crosspointe, Laurel Hill, Barrington, Lorton Valley and a number of other smaller subdivisions in and around Lorton and Springfield can expect to attend South County. Gunston, Halley, Laurel Hill, Newington Forest, and Silverbrook elementary schools all feed into South County Middle.

South County Middle is a part of the South County High School Pyramid, Region 4 of FFX public school district. That means students attending South County Middle will move on to South County High School after 8th grade. I recommend you use the Fairfax County Boundary Locator to confirm the schools serving a specific address before making any decision about buying a home.


If you’re relocating from another part of the country you may be unfamiliar with the Fairfax County school calendar. School starts during the last week of August and ends in either the second or third week of June.

South County Middle operates on a block schedule where students alternate classes depending on the day of the week. In-class time is roughly one and a half hours rather than attending every class each day for 45 minutes. Here’s an example of what your student can expect on a day to day basis.

Academic Programs

Students at South County can take part in the school’s band or strings program.

All Fairfax County schools offer French and Spanish language classes. South County is also one of the only schools in the area that offers Latin.

South County is also a Fairfax County Middle School Advanced Placement Level IV. That means all students in full-time Level IV, center-based classes have been identified as center-eligible by a central selection committee. If students attending neighboring schools do not have a level four program at their school they have the option of attending South County.

The school recommends that parents interested in having their children considered for the honors program review the requirements to determine if its the right fit.

After School Care

There’s a no fee after school program (ASP) for middle school students provided at South County. The activities students can elect to participate include sports, academic programs, homework help and more.

After-school is a great time for students to get extra academic help, make new friends, build social skills, complete homework, and participate in other specialized activities.

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South County Middle School Ratings

Fairfax County Elementary Schools have numerous rating systems to measure the performance of schools in Northern Virginia. Two of the most popular methods are providing ratings based on test scores, and ranks schools by comparing them to other schools throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.* rated South County Middle School as 6/10.* rating came in at 73rd of 413 schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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South County Middle School Location

South County Middle School is located at:
8700 Laurel Crest,
Lorton, Virginia 22079.

The school’s main phone number is:


School Website:

Silverbrook Elementary School Billboard

South County Middle School Pyramid Map

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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Fairfax County Public School boundaries provided are compiled from various sources and change frequently without notice. The approximations provided on are for informational purposes only and you are not advised to use in determining the legal eligibility of an individual or resident to attend a particular school. Use our website as your guide while searching for the right home and school. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school, or county directly. Visit Fairfax County Boundary Locator to look up the schools serving a specific address. Always confirm with the district the accuracy of the data prior to moving forward with a sale or purchase of any home.

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