Potomac Middle School

3130 Panther Pride Dr, Dumfries, VA 22026 | (703) 221-4996
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,120
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  • Mailing Address: 3130 Panther Pride Drive, Dumfries, VA 22026
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,120
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 54.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 557 (49.7%)
  • Females: 508 (45.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 140 (12.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 360 (32.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 500 (44.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Potomac Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.3%
Black55449.5%
Asian908.0%
Hispanic21118.8%
White20718.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Potomac Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade34330.6%
7th Grade39435.2%
8th Grade38334.2%
Source: VA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Potomac Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on SOL state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Writing

SOL - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201085.0%89.0%88.0%
200984.0%88.0%86.0%
200880.0%84.0%85.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201073.0%80.0%77.0%
200970.0%75.0%73.0%
200870.0%70.0%68.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201093.0%91.0%89.0%
200989.0%90.0%88.0%
200887.0%87.0%86.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201053.0%74.0%75.0%
200967.0%67.0%71.0%
200850.0%54.0%65.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Reading Test
201092.0%92.0%90.0%
200992.0%90.0%87.0%
200884.0%84.0%83.0%
 
Mathematics Test
201087.0%89.0%87.0%
200992.0%89.0%85.0%
200885.0%86.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201095.0%92.0%92.0%
200993.0%92.0%90.0%
200892.0%91.0%90.0%
 
Writing Test
201086.0%92.0%91.0%
200991.0%93.0%89.0%
200890.0%89.0%87.0%
 

End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
2010100.0%95.0%94.0%
2009100.0%94.0%94.0%
2008100.0%92.0%93.0%
 
Source: VA Department of Education 2009-2010

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