Potomac Middle School

  • Potomac Middle School serves 1,186 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Potomac Middle School operates within the Prince William County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1186 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,186 students
Potomac Middle School Total Students (2007-2015)
Gender % Potomac Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Potomac Middle School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Potomac Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 18:1 16:1
Potomac Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2015)
Asian
9%
6%
Potomac Middle School Asian Students (2007-2015)
Hispanic
26%
14%
Potomac Middle School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
47%
23%
Potomac Middle School Black Students (2007-2015)
White
13%
51%
Potomac Middle School White Students (2007-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Potomac Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Potomac Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Potomac Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.69 0.42
Potomac Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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.
39%
34%
Potomac Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Potomac Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2015)

District Comparison

  • Prince William County School District's student population of 86,010 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,189 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,144 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Prince William County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
89
4
Number of Students Managed 86,010 3,627
Prince William County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,042 MM $41 MM
Prince William County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,038 MM $40 MM
Prince William County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,189 $11,380
Prince William County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,144 $11,077
Prince William County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  11/11/2013
Potomac is an awesome school with tons of fun. Once i spent i an entire math class talking about cats. HAHA lots of awesome teachers
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