Potomac High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
6.7
Algebra Proficiency
2.6
English Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
14:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,079 Students
  • 78 Teachers

Potomac High
5211 BOYDELL AVE
OXON HILL, MD 20745

Phone: (301) 702-3900

District: Prince George's County Public Schools

Overview

At Potomac High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Potomac High is 20 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 100 percent. Potomac High is 1 of 27 high schools in the Prince George's County Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,079
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 100%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 60%
Full-Time Teachers 78

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 62%
Proficient in Algebra 53%
College Readiness Index 6.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 27
Total Students 36,855
Proficient in English (district average) 72%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 66%
College Readiness (district average) 17.2

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Potomac High is 1 of 27 schools in the Prince George's County Public Schools.

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