Seven Loudoun County Public Schools Rank Among 2023 Top 25 in Virginia According to Niche


Once again, seven Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) high schools rank among the top 25 high schools in Virginia, according to Niche, a web-based ranking and review service. The seven schools are: 

  • Briar Woods High School (#8)

  • Riverside HS (#9)

  • Rock Ridge High School (#14)

  • Freedom High School (#18)

  • Broad Run High School (#20)

  • Stone Bridge High School (#21)

  • Independence High School (#23) 

Niche provides detailed school profiles including everything from academics to diversity and information on the surrounding neighborhoods, clubs and activities, and testimonials from former students. Read LCPS school profiles

Some highlights from the LCPS schools include:

  • Briar Woods is rated the 15th best high school for college prep in Virginia.

  • Riverside received  A+ scores in academics and college prep.

  • Rock Ridge is identified as being the 24th best high school for STEM in Virginia.

  • Freedom received an A in academics, diversity, college prep and clubs and activities.

  • 94% of students and parents said Broad Run has plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved.

  • Stone Bridge was ranked the 4th best high school in Virginia for athletes.

  • Independence received an A in academics, diversity and teachers.


Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents. View LCPS’ Niche profile.





Published July 19, 2023