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School leader:  Mr. Alex Case
6500 Quander Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307

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(703) 718-2500
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"WPHS offers an engaging curriculum, student support, and a connected community. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Chinese - Cantonese...
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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 11, 2016
This school is amazing! The PTA is very involved with students and staff. The Principal Alex Case is wonderful and really looks out for the kids. The theater department is out of this world. They have won several awards and with good reason. My... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 11, 2016
My son has his favorites to be sure, but we have not had one teacher who wasn't outstanding in the two years we have been there.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 11, 2016
Yes. I have been to several PTA meetings where the students themselves have presented ways they are working with their fellow students on all different types of things.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · April 11, 2016
Wonderful principal & outstanding staff. I really love how there is always activities going on after school for the students to participate in. This school is truly a safe haven for kids to stay off the streets and out of trouble. WPSH The World's... more

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About this school

Committed to excellence in education, West Potomac High School (WPHS), a fully accredited Fairfax County Public School, draws from an area that is economically, racially, and ethnically diverse. WPHS is representative of American society, blending students from 75 countries and speaking 46 different languages in their homes. We benefit from this rich cross-cultural experience. Parents, faculty, and community members are enthusiastic supporters and volunteers in school activities and programs.

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Last modified: August 11, 2016
Last modified West Potomac High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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