West Potomac High Capital Project

Information about the Renovation and Addition

An addition is being constructed at West Potomac High School to accommodate increasing enrollment. The building has a program capacity utilization percentage of 119 percent in SY 2021-22, indicating a substantial capacity deficit. The completed project will provide approximately 71,000 SF and and includes science classrooms and a cafeteria. The project is in the construction phase, which was funded by the 2019 bond. Planning and design phase was funded by the 2017 bond.

West Potomac High Addition Photo Gallery

Future Events

Information on community meetings will be posted here once they are planned.  

Key Build Information

Funding: 2017 Bond (Planning), 2019 Bond (Construction)
Future Building Area: 432,450 SF
Building Area: 366,298 SF
Acreage: 44.78
Prior Renovation: 2001
Prior Capacity Enhancement: n/a
2008 Renovation Rank: n/a
Architect: Architecture, Inc.
Contractor: Dustin Construction
Current Status: Completed
Estimated Completion: Winter 2022

School Information

Address: 6500 Quander Rd, Alexandria, VA 22307
FCPS Region: 3
Grades: 9-12
MS Feeder: Sandburg MS
ES Feeder: Belle View ES, Bucknell ES, Fort Hunt ES, Groveton ES, Hollin Meadows ES, Hybla Valley ES, Riverside ES, Stratford Landing ES, Waynewood ES
Opened: 1960
Programs: HS Advanced Placement, HS Academy, Autism, Intellectual Disabilities (School-based), Intellectual Disabilities Severe

Past Planning & Construction Information


2/4/2021 - School Board Meeting

1/7/2021 - School Board Meeting