Potomac View Elementary School

  • Potomac View Elementary School serves 739 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 65% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Potomac View Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Potomac View Elementary School's student population of 739 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students739 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Potomac View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Potomac View Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1508 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
69%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
77%
15%
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Black
12%
23%
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White
5%
50%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.420.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince William County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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