Potomac Falls High School

  • Potomac Falls High School serves 1,611 students in grades 9-13.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Potomac Falls High School operates within the Loudoun County School District.
  • Loudoun County School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1611 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-13
Total Students 1,611 students
Potomac Falls High School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Potomac Falls High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Potomac Falls High School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Potomac Falls High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Potomac Falls High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
14%
6%
Potomac Falls High School Asian Students (1998-2015)
Hispanic
20%
14%
Potomac Falls High School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
9%
23%
Potomac Falls High School Black Students (1998-2015)
White
53%
51%
Potomac Falls High School White Students (1998-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Potomac Falls High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Potomac Falls High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.66 0.42
Potomac Falls High School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
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Potomac Falls High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
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Potomac Falls High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Loudoun County School District's student population of 71,627 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 97% has increased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,059 is higher than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,795 is higher than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Loudoun County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
85
4
Number of Students Managed 71,627 3,627
Loudoun County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 97% 79%
Loudoun County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,027 MM $40 MM
Loudoun County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,077 MM $42 MM
Loudoun County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,059 $11,091
Loudoun County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $15,795 $11,504
Loudoun County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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