Potomac Middle School

Potomac Middle School serves 1,122 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Potomac Middle School operates within the Prince William County School District.

Overview

The student population of 1122 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,122 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Asian
8%
6%
Hispanic
23%
12%
Black
49%
24%
White
15%
53%
Two or more races
5%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.68 0.41
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.
37%
32%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 84,372 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Prince William County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
4
Number of Students Managed 84,372 3,850
District Total Revenue $935 MM $43 MM
District Spending $925 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,645 $11,282
District Spending / Student $12,519 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Potomac High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Graham Park Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mary Williams Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • DumfriesMary Williams Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3100 Panther Pride Dr
    DumfriesVA 22026
    (703)445-8376
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    0 mi | 871 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DumfriesPotomac High School
    Magnet School
    3401 Panther Pride Dr
    DumfriesVA 22026
    (703)441-4200
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 1566 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WoodbridgeRiver Oaks Elementary School
    Magnet School
    16950 Mcguffeys Trail
    WoodbridgeVA 22191
    (703)441-0050
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    0.7 mi | 635 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • WoodbridgeLeesylvania Elementary School
    15800 Neabsco Rd
    WoodbridgeVA 22191
    (703)670-8268
    1.6 mi | 794 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DumfriesSwans Creek Elementary School
    17700 Wayside Dr
    DumfriesVA 22026
    (703)445-0930
    1.7 mi | 666 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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  • Recommended November 11, 2013 - Potomac is an awesome school with tons of fun. Once i spent i an entire math class talking about cats. HAHA lots of awesome teachers - Posted by Student/Alumni

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