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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+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 6
Application Fee
No data available  
Interview Required
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Required/Recommended Tests
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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$47,150
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
21%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Potomac School

At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.

We achieve The Potomac School’s mission through our educational philosophy and practice. At Potomac we foster a diverse, inclusive learning community where all voices and viewpoints are valued provide a balanced educational experience that integrates academics, athletics, and the arts empower our students to become independent thinkers and learners by emphasizing the rewards of inquiry, initiative, and reflection emphasize appreciation for the natural world and each person’s responsibility for environmental stewardship call upon all members of our community to act with compassion, civic conscience, and a commitment to serving others.

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The Potomac School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1390
146 responses
Average ACT
33
96 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
  • Homecoming Bonfire
    20%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Fall Frolics
    11%
  • Guest Speakers every week
    11%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spring on the Quad
    9%
  • Book fair
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,069
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
Poll
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 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  
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 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
$222,587
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$3,176
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,061,500
National
$229,800

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