Potomac Falls High School

Potomac Falls High School serves 1,550 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Potomac Falls High School operates within the Loudoun County School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1550 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,550 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 14:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
6%
Hispanic
18%
12%
Black
8%
24%
White
58%
53%
Two or more races
4%
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.
0.62 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.
12%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 68,590 students has grown by 27% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,045 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,049 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Loudoun County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
85
4
Number of Students Managed 68,590 3,850
Graduation Rate 95% 77%
District Total Revenue $799 MM $43 MM
District Spending $913 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,045 $11,282
District Spending / Student $16,049 $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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SterlingHorizon Elementary School
    46665 Broadmore Dr
    SterlingVA 20165
    (571)434-3260
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 713 students                      
  • SterlingRiver Bend Middle School
    46240 Algonkian Parkway
    SterlingVA 20165
    (571)434-3220
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1150 students                      
  • SterlingPotowmack Elementary School
    46465 Esterbrook Parkway
    SterlingVA 20165
    (571)434-3270
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 621 students                      
  • SterlingSugarland Elementary School
    65 Sugarland Run Dr
    SterlingVA 20164
    (571)434-4460
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 587 students                      
  • SterlingAlgonkian Elementary School
    20196 Carter Court
    SterlingVA 20165
    (571)434-3240
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 472 students                      

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