Portage Central High School

Portage Central High School serves 1,397 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Portage Central High School operates within the Portage School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1397 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,397 students
Portage Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Portage Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Portage Central High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Portage Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 19:1
Portage Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.27
Portage Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
43%
Portage Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Portage Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,659 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,110 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,765 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 67% over four years.
School District Name Portage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 8,659 784
Portage School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 89% 82%
Portage School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $11 MM
Portage School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $131 MM $11 MM
Portage School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,110 $11,681
Portage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,765 $11,849
Portage School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Portage Community High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Portage Central Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PortagePortage Central Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 690 students8305 South Westnedge Ave
    PortageMI 49002
    (269)323-5600
    0.26-8690
  • PortageCentral Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 400 students8422 South Westnedge Ave
    PortageMI 49002
    (269)323-6100
    0.3PK-5400
  • PortageWoodland Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 364 students1401 Woodland Dr
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6600
    1.2PK-5364
  • PortageHaverhill Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 368 students6633 Haverhill Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6200
    1.9KG-5368
  • PortageLake Center Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 574 students10011 Portage Rd
    PortageMI 49002
    (269)323-6300
    2.2KG-5574

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