Potomac Elementary



Potomac Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Potomac Elementary Students by Grade
PK 4
K 65
1 72
2 85
3 79
4 70
5 99
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Potomac Elementary is a public elementary school located in Potomac, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 474 students in grades 1st through 12th. Potomac Elementary is the 471st largest public school in Maryland and the 24,449th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 474
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,449th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 471st out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 851st out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 638th out of 920

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Potomac Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(52%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 227
(48%)
53,421
(48%)

Potomac Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 240
(51%)
32,624
(30%)
 Asian 164
(35%)
15,606
(14%)
 Two or More 26
(5%)
5,534
(5%)
 Hispanic 24
(5%)
33,079
(30%)
 Black 20
(4%)
23,326
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
206
(0%)

Potomac Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 463
(98%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(2%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Potomac Elementary is ranked 913th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Potomac Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 527
2006 534
2007 541
2008 557
2009 569
2010 550
2011 518
2012 496
2013 499
2014 474
2015 474

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.5
2007 16.5
2008 16.9
2009 18.4
2010 19
2011 17.3
2012 16.8
2013 17.1
2014 17.2
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.026565464895636
2006 0.02059925093633
2007 0.025878003696858
2008 0.021543985637343
2009 0.036906854130053
2010 0.029090909090909
2011 0.023166023166023
2012 0.024193548387097
2013 0.028056112224449
2014 0.014767932489451
2015 0.023206751054852

Compare Potomac Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.3%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Potomac Elementary
Potomac, MD
Public PK - 05 474 18.4:1  
The Bullis School
Potomac, MD
Private 02 - 12 812 4:1 1 miles
The Manor Montessori School
Potomac, MD
Private PK - 02 115 2:1 2 miles
The Heights School
Potomac, MD
Private 03 - 12 538 9:1 3 miles
St Andrew'S Episcopal School
Potomac, MD
Private PK - 12 553 7:1 3 miles
Norwood School
Bethesda, MD
Private KG - 08 434 7:1 3 miles
Georgetown Hill Early School
Potomac, MD
Private PK - TK 142 9:1 3 miles
Our Lady of Mercy School
Potomac, MD
Private PK - 08 223 8:1 3 miles
German School of Washington DC
Potomac, MD
Private PK - 12 512 7:1 3 miles
Connelly School of the Holy Child
Potomac, MD
Private 06 - 12 289 7:1 3 miles
Cabin John Middle School
Potomac, MD
Public 06 - 08 941 14.8:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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