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 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Potomac Middle School operates within the Prince William County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1186 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,186 students
Potomac Middle School Total Students (2007-2015)
Gender %Potomac Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
Potomac Middle School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradePotomac Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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%
52%
Potomac Middle School White Students (2007-2015)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Potomac Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPotomac Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.690.66
Potomac Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2015)
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 79,727 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,912 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,107 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NamePrince William County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
85
4
Number of Students Managed79,7273,627
Prince William County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$915 MM$42 MM
Prince William County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$932 MM$42 MM
Prince William County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,912$10,576
Prince William County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,107$10,658
Prince William County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView 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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