Potomac Falls High School

46400 Algonkian Parkway,

Potomac Falls, VA, 20165-

Tel: (571)434-3200
Grades: 9-12

1,520 students

Potomac Falls High School serves 1,520 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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 Public s School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1520 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 1,520 students
Potomac Falls High School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Potomac Falls High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Potomac Falls High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Potomac Falls High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
6%
Potomac Falls High School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
16%
12%
Potomac Falls High School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
7%
25%
Potomac Falls High School Black (1998-2012)
White
58%
53%
Potomac Falls High School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Potomac Falls High School Sch Ethnicity Potomac Falls High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.64
Potomac Falls High School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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%
Potomac Falls High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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%
7%
Potomac Falls High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 65,970 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Loudoun County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
79
6
Number of Students Managed 65,970 3,669
Loudoun County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 77%
Loudoun County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $799 MM $43 MM
Loudoun County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $913 MM $42 MM
Loudoun County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,045 $11,282
Loudoun County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,049 $11,065
Loudoun County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Sterling Horizon Elementary School
    46665 Broadmore Dr
    Sterling , VA , 20165
    (571)434-3260
    0.4  mi  |  742  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sterling River Bend Middle School
    46240 Algonkian Parkway
    Sterling , VA , 20165
    (571)434-3220
    0.5  mi  |  1149  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sterling Potowmack Elementary School
    46465 Esterbrook Parkway
    Sterling , VA , 20165
    (571)434-3270
    0.9  mi  |  599  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sterling Sugarland Elementary School
    65 Sugarland Run Dr
    Sterling , VA , 20164
    (571)434-4460
    0.9  mi  |  557  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Sterling Algonkian Elementary School
    20196 Carter Court
    Sterling , VA , 20165
    (571)434-3240
    1.2  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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