Mary G. Porter Traditional

  • Mary G. Porter Traditional serves 683 students in grades 1-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Mary G. Porter Traditional's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Total Students683 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary G. Porter Traditional's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary G. Porter Traditional is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
20%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
16%
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Black
38%
22%
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White
27%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince William County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  3.75 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
This is a great school! My child loves the challenging curriculum. It is a STEM school so they prioritize math and science. My kid does coding and robotics as part of her regular curriculum. Great school!!!
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I hate you stupid people.
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5  
This is an outstanding school with a strong, progressive curriculum. My husband and I enjoy the small school feel, everyone knows your kids and is pulling for them. Our children are progressive thinkers and crave the advanced curriculum. Most poor reviews are due to the lack of understanding the lottery system for the school. Parents that aren't selected are very disappointed. Our neighbors tried 3 times before their oldest daughter was accepted.Keep trying to get accepted it is worth it.
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