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Business

Tysons Corner has been voted the 12th largest business district in the United States and is the largest business district of Fairfax County, with 26.4 million square feet of office space. Tysons is home to many companies listed on the 2014 Fortune 500 list: IBM, MicroStrategy, AT&T, Boeing, Hilton Worldwide, Booz Allen Hamilton, Capital One, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Freddie Mac, Gannett (USA Today), The MITRE Corp., the National Automobile Dealers Association, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, SAIC, Northrop Grumman, and Sun Microsystems.  The following companies are headquartered in Fairfax County, 5 of which are located in the heart of Tysons business district.  The companies are listed by rank, business type, and location below:

32. Freddie Mac, mortgage securities- Tysons Corner

99. General Dynamics, defense and aviation- Falls Church

122. Northrop Grumman, defense and security- Falls Church

124. Capital One, financial services- Tysons Corner

185. CSC, technology consulting and systems integration- Falls Church

289. Hilton Worldwide, hospitality- Tysons Corner

442. Leidos, technology consulting- Reston

443. Booz Allen Holding, technology consulting- Tysons Corner

481. Gannett, publishing and television- Tysons Corner

495. NII Holdings, mobile communications services- Reston

 

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(Tysons Corner-McLean/Great Falls-Vienna)

Entertainment

No trip to Tysons is complete without a little shopping.  Tysons has 6 million square feet of retail space.  Some of the largest concentration of space can be found at the Tysons Galleria, host to all high end retail stores, as well as Tysons Corner Center,  the 10th largest mall in the U.S.  In  a fast growing community, Tysons offers many fine restaurants for your dining experience.

Transportation

Due to the increase of job opportunities within Tysons, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has constructed a railway, the Silver Line that will connect McLean Station, Tysons Corner Station, Greensboro Station, and Spring Hill Station.  In the years to come, the Silver Line will connect to Reston, Arlington, Washington D.C., and finally Washington Dulles International Airport; projected completion in 2018.

Housing

Located in the heart of Northern Virginia, Tysons lies between the community of McLean and the town of Vienna.  Since 2000, the population has risen 19.57 percent to a reported 20,118 people as of 2014.  Below are an average estimate of homes in Tysons and their neighboring communities.

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Education

The Fairfax County Public Schools system is divided into eight pyramid clusters, each comprising two to four high schools and their feeder elementary and middle schools. Students who live in the Tysons, McLean or Vienna areas attend schools in Cluster 1, the Herndon-Langley-McLean Pyramid, or Cluster 2, the Falls Church-Madison-Marshall Pyramid.  Tysons public schools spend about $14,166 per student, whereas the U.S. average expenditure is $12,435.  It is estimated there are 13.2 students per teacher in Tysons.

Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce’s  The Youth & Education committee partners with the Fairfax County Schools and businesses to educate, recognize, and motivate students to become engaged residents and leaders in the community. The TRCC recently received the Blue Ribbon Workforce Development award for their job shadow program at the Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools “Celebrate Partnerships” award ceremony.

According to The U.S. News, Virginia’s top high schools were ranked based on the minimum required credits and eligibility for a national gold or silver medal. Virginia’s number one ranked high school also ranked top fourth in the U.S.

#1 Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology-ALEXANDRIA, VA

#2 George Mason High School-FALLS CHURCH, VA

#3 James Madison High School– VIENNA, VA

#4 Langley High School– MCLEAN, VA

#6 McLean High School– MCLEAN, VA

#7 W.T. Woodson High School– FAIRFAX, VA

#10 George C. Marshall High School-FALLS CHURCH, VA

 

Source:

http://www.fairfaxcountyeda.org/tysons-corner-business-area)

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/virginia)

http://www.bestplaces.net/city/virginia/tysons_corner