Portage North Middle School

Portage North Middle School serves 584 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Portage North Middle School operates within the Portage School District.

School Overview

The student population of 584 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 584 students
Portage North Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Portage North Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Portage North Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Portage North Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 20:1 19:1
Portage North Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
4%
3%
Portage North Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Portage North Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
18%
Portage North Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
74%
68%
Portage North Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Portage North Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.44 0.27
Portage North Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
29%
43%
Portage North Middle 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.
6%
6%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Portage School District's student population of 8,700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,110 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,765 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 38% over four years.
School District Name Portage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 8,700 784
Portage School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $11 MM
Portage School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $131 MM $11 MM
Portage School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,110 $11,681
Portage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,765 $11,849
Portage School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Portage Community High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Portage Community High School (0.2 miles away)
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    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6200
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    0.9 miles
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    1.4 miles
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