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 elementary school located in Mclean, VA and enrolls 1,007 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. The Potomac School is the 4th largest private school in Virginia and the 170th largest nationally. It has 7.0 students to every teacher.

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%)
32,010
(39%)
 Female 499
(50%)
50,902
(61%)

The Potomac School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 683
(68%)
35,197
(55%)
 Two or More 96
(10%)
4,593
(7%)
 Black 91
(9%)
13,725
(21%)
 Asian 69
(7%)
5,208
(8%)
 Hispanic 68
(7%)
4,848
(8%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
111
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
212
(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 Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
1,436.1% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
The Potomac School
Mclean, VA
Private KG - 12 1,007 7:1  
St John Academy
Mclean, VA
Private PK - 08 272 15:1 1 miles
Montessori School of Mclean
Mclean, VA
Private PK - 06 225 6:1 1 miles
Country Day School
Mclean, VA
Private PK - KG 239 7:1 1 miles
Sherman Elementary
Mclean, VA
Public PK - 06 423 15.1:1 2 miles
Brooksfield School
Mclean, VA
Private PK - 04 77 10:1 2 miles
Williamsburg Middle School
Arlington, VA
Public 06 - 08 1,022 13.5:1 2 miles
Chesterbrook Elementary
Mclean, VA
Public PK - 06 684 18.2:1 2 miles
Jamestown Elementary
Arlington, VA
Public PK - 05 614 12.3:1 2 miles
Kent Gardens Elementary
Mclean, VA
Public PK - 06 905 17.9:1 2 miles
Ridgemont Montessori School
Mclean, VA
Private PK - KG 56 4:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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