Potomac Falls High School

  • Potomac Falls High School serves 1,668 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Potomac Falls High School's student population of 1,668 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 136 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers136 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potomac Falls High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potomac Falls High School is 0.67, 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#587 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potomac Falls High 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 Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
15%
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Black
8%
23%
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White
51%
50%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Potomac Falls High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.670.43
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Graduation Rate
89%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potomac Falls High 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 NameLOUDOUN CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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