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
9 352
10 199
11 138
12 211

Potomac High School is a public high school of the Prince George'S County Public Schools located in Oxon Hill, MD. It has 900 students in grades 9th through 12th. Potomac High School is the 145th largest public high school in Maryland and the 6,529th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 900
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 71

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Potomac High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 481
(53%)
20,048
(51%)
 Female 419
(47%)
19,608
(49%)

Potomac High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 864
(96%)
28,839
(73%)
 Hispanic 20
(2%)
7,299
(18%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
1,202
(3%)
 White 5
(1%)
1,594
(4%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
531
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
55
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
136
(0%)

Potomac High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 473
(53%)
16,707
(42%)
 Not Eligible 357
(40%)
19,869
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(8%)
3,080
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Potomac High School is ranked 57th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potomac High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.3%) is higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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

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

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

Compare Potomac High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 60.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 900 12.7:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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