Potomac school information

Average Test Scores96%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools71,16379,235
Total private schools1867424,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Potomac are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Potomac.
  • 97.1% of people in Potomac have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.0% of people in Potomac have completed high school.
  • 80.4% of people in Potomac have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Potomac

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  • Bells Mill Elementary8225 Bells Mill RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 538 · Ratio: 17:198
  • Cabin John Middle School10701 Gainsborough RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 924 · Ratio: 17:193
  • Cold Spring Elementary9201 Falls Chapel WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 388 · Ratio: 19:197
  • Potomac Elementary10311 River RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 55 · Ratio: 19:196
  • Wayside Elementary10011 Glen RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 56 · Ratio: 17:198
  • Winston Churchill High11300 Gainsborough RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,113 · Ratio: 19:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Potomac

Completed 8th grade97.1%87.0%83.8%
Completed high school97.0%86.0%82.4%
Completed some college91.1%63.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree83.3%43.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors80.4%37.3%29.3%
Completed masters50.5%17.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree24.8%5.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate9.1%2.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Potomac (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Potomac, MD24,00397%43%
Bethesda, MD62,02495%39%
Brookeville, MD15695%39%
McLean, VA48,07895%39%
Chevy Chase, MD2,90793%37%
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Louis Park, MN46,46668%1%
Cedar Hill, TX46,41487%28%
Bonita Springs, FL46,38444%35%
Ceres, CA46,57046%33%
Hattiesburg, MS46,62951%25%
Potomac, MD46,47596%41%
Source: The Potomac, MD education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.