Potomac Falls High School

Potomac Falls High School serves 1,559 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Potomac Falls High School operates within the Loudoun County School District.
Loudoun County School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

The student population of 1559 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,559 students
Potomac Falls High School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Potomac Falls High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Potomac Falls High School Total Teachers (1999-2014)
Students by Grade Potomac Falls High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Potomac Falls High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
13%
6%
Potomac Falls High School Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
19%
13%
Potomac Falls High School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
9%
23%
Potomac Falls High School Black Students (1999-2013)
White
55%
52%
Potomac Falls High School White Students (1999-2013)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Potomac Falls High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.42
Potomac Falls High School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
33%
Potomac Falls High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Potomac Falls High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Loudoun County School District's student population of 70,759 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,810 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,479 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Loudoun County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
86
4
Number of Students Managed 70,759 3,815
Loudoun County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 97% 79%
Loudoun County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $889 MM $42 MM
Loudoun County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $809 MM $42 MM
Loudoun County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,810 $10,576
Loudoun County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,479 $10,658
Loudoun County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Dominion High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is River Bend Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horizon Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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