The Potomac School

Private School
1301 Potomac School Rd
Mclean, VA 22101
Fairfax County
(703) 356-4100

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Other school associations
  • State or regional independent school association



The Potomac School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Potomac School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 54
2 54
3 55
4 64
5 65
6 72
7 87
8 98
9 109
10 93
11 102
12 106

The Potomac School is a private high school located in Mclean, VA and has 1,007 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. The Potomac School is the 5th largest private high school in Virginia and the 270th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,007
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Full Time Teachers: 121

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The Potomac School Students by Gender

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 Male 508
(50%)
18,372
(49%)
 Female 499
(50%)
18,885
(51%)

The Potomac School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 683
(68%)
20,989
(58%)
 Two or More 96
(10%)
2,228
(6%)
 Black 91
(9%)
8,399
(23%)
 Asian 69
(7%)
2,351
(6%)
 Hispanic 68
(7%)
2,176
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
36
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

The Potomac School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 875
2007 931
2009 984
2011 1007

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9
2007 7
2009 8
2011 7

Compare The Potomac School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
The Potomac School
Mclean, VA
Private KG - 12 1,007 7:1  
Langley High School
Mclean, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,962 16.2:1 2 miles
Mclean High School
Mclean, VA
Public 09 - 12 2,108 16.6:1 2 miles
Bishop Denis J O'Connell High School
Arlington, VA
Private 09 - 12 1,193 12:1 3 miles
Washington Waldorf School
Bethesda, MD
Private 01 - 12 205 7:1 3 miles
Yorktown High School
Arlington, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,923 16.7:1 3 miles
Longfellow Middle School
Falls Church, VA
Public 07 - 08 1,281 15.5:1 3 miles
Cooper Middle School
Mclean, VA
Public 07 - 08 800 14.4:1 3 miles
The Lab School of Washington
Washington, DC
Private 07 - 12 345 5:1 4 miles
The Field School
Washington, DC
Private 07 - 12 330 6:1 4 miles
Holton-Arms School
Bethesda, MD
Private 03 - 12 644 8:1 4 miles
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