Falls Church High School to begin Renovations this Spring

West EntrancePlanning is complete and renovations are finally scheduled for renovating Falls Church High School starting this spring.  The 2017 School Bond referendum provided funding for the planning and design.  The construction will occur in phases to allow for continuous use of the school building. The renovation will take approximately 4 years to complete.

The building will expand from 303,413 to 429,000 square feet - a 41% increase with space enough to increase student capacity to 2,500 students from 1,966. The additions include science classrooms, administrative offices, library, music rooms, and site improvements.  Construction will continue year round with the school day being uninterrupted.


  • Full renovation (new floor finishes, walls & ceilings, new doors & windows)New life safety systems (sprinkler, fire alarm, door access & sound system)
  • New electrical, mechanical & plumbing systems; new lighting
  • New data and telephone system
  • Additions include aux gym, main gym expansion, physical education rooms, music suite, library, lecture hall, science labs
  • Cafeteria expansion
  • Academy wing programs (nursing and dental lab)
  • Improve kiss & ride and bus drop off circulation

The Falls Church Academy, which hosts programs in career and technical programs will be given a new wing with a separate entrance.  The Academy attracts students from all over the county.



Floor Plan

Renderings provided by Perkins Eastman

(Copyright © 2012 Annandale Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved.  (Photographs & images, on this page, and on this website, are not available for use by other publications, blogs, individuals, websites, or social media sites.)

New Front EntranceNew Front Entrance

New LibraryNew Library

Front Lobby


                                                                 Copyright 2012 Annandale Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved.                     Privacy Policy