Kilmer Middle School sent 12 more students to this year -- a jump that makes it the fourth largest feeder school in the county.
Kilmer sent 43 students this year, up from 31 in 2011. The school attracted 3,243 applicants this year for the 480 slots in its freshman class. sends the most students to T.J., accounting for 76 of those students.
T.J., ranked this week by U.S. News and World Report, has drawn some criticism in recent years about its admissions. Some parents have said the school admits a disproportionate number of students from the same middle schools and that more white males are admitted than female or minority students.
Out of the county's 24 middle schools, the following eight schools* sent the most students to TJHSST:Middle School Students Accepted This Year +/- from last year Last Year Carson 76 -2 78 Longfellow 72 -2 74 Rocky Run
51 +3 48 Kilmer 43 +12 31 Lake Braddock
23 +1 22 Jackson 20 +2 18 Frost 18 +2 16 Twain 10 + (numbers unavailable) under 10
*If less than 10 students were admitted from a middle school, the middle school name does not appear on the list. Numbers under 10 were redacted by FCPS as containing identifiable student information which are exempt from disclosure according to state code.
For more information on admission to TJHSST, see the