Potomac Elementary School

  • Potomac Elementary School serves 643 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 89% (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 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Potomac Elementary School's student population of 643 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potomac Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potomac Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#453 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
20%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
63%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potomac Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.550.43
This chart display the diversity score of Potomac Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potomac Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKing Geo Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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