West Potomac High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
45.5
Math Proficiency
2.7
Reading Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,373 Students
  • 152 Teachers

West Potomac High School
6500 QUANDER RD
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22307

Phone: (703) 718-2500

District: Fairfax County Public Schools

Overview

At West Potomac High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Potomac High School is 61 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 60 percent. West Potomac High School is 1 of 28 high schools in the Fairfax 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 2,373
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 60%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 34%
Full-Time Teachers 152

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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 Reading 92%
Proficient in Math 60%
College Readiness Index 45.5

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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 28
Total Students 59,742
Proficient in Reading (district average) 96%
Proficient in Math (district average) 79%
College Readiness (district average) 56.5

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

Nearby Schools

West Potomac High School is 1 of 28 schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools.

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