Potomac High School



Potomac High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Potomac High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 400
10 395
11 262
12 238

Potomac High School is a public high school of the Prince George'S County Public Schools located in Oxon Hill, MD. It has 1,295 students in grades 9th through 12th. Potomac High School is the 85th largest public high school in Maryland and the 4,297th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,295
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,297th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 85th out of 278
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 114th out of 266
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 70th out of 266

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Potomac High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 702
(54%)
19,640
(51%)
 Female 593
(46%)
18,618
(49%)

Potomac High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,080
(83%)
25,476
(67%)
 Hispanic 181
(14%)
9,388
(25%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
1,187
(3%)
 White 10
(1%)
1,338
(3%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
710
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
100
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
59
(0%)

Potomac High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 707
(55%)
17,792
(47%)
 Not Eligible 491
(38%)
17,756
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(7%)
2,710
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Potomac High School is ranked 27th out of 263 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potomac High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.1%) is higher than the state average of 38.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Potomac High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1363
2006 1372
2007 1294
2008 1290
2009 1271
2010 1216
2011 1079
2012 900
2013 1067
2014 1145
2015 1295

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 19.1
2007 16.6
2008 17.4
2009 17.7
2010 15.4
2011 13.8
2012 12.7
2013 13
2014 12.9
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3969185619956
2006 0.38702623906706
2007 0.39876352395672
2008 0.43565891472868
2009 0.52006294256491
2010 0.54029605263158
2011 0.59962928637627
2012 0.60333333333333
2013 0.61012183692596
2014 0.61659388646288
2015 0.62084942084942

Compare Potomac High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.1% 13.4:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 38.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 62.1%
 

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