Potomac Elementary School
Potomac Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Potomac Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Potomac Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Potomac Elementary School's student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Potomac Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Potomac Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 1354 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education
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