West Potomac High School

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49
Grades
9-12
Students
2,498
Type
Public
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Biology I
79%
State avg: 84%
World History I
84%
State avg: 84%
Writing
81%
State avg: 83%
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AP course participation
33%
State avg: 23%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
64%
State avg: 66%
Percentage SAT/ACT participation grades 11-12
25%
State avg: 38%
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Equity
Environment
Students
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White
38%
Hispanic
33%
Black
19%
Asian
6%
Two or more races
4%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
211 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
85%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood
6500 Quander Rd
Alexandria, VA 22307
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Last modified: August 16, 2017

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