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The Potomac School
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  • Private
  • MCLEAN, VA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

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The Potomac School is a top rated, private school located in MCLEAN, VA. It has 1,060 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 6 to 1. Tuition is $38,550 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$38,550
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  

The Potomac School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1390
129 responses
Average ACT
32
89 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Homecoming Bonfire
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Guest Speakers every week
    13%
  • Fall Frolics
    11%
  • Spring on the Quad
    11%
  • Book fair
    9%
  • flint hill games
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,060
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$207,184
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$3,065
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,031,200
National
$217,500
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