Portola Elementary School

6700 Eagle St

Ventura, CA 93003-6255

Grades: KG-5

616 students

Portola Elementary School serves 616 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Portola Elementary School operates within the Ventura Unf School District.

Overview

The student population of 616 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 616 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
5%
11%
Hispanic
54%
52%
Black
1%
7%
White
35%
26%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.59 0.42
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.
50%
48%
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.
14%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,393 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,644 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,490 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ventura Unf School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 17,393 1,667
District Total Revenue $168 MM $19 MM
District Spending $165 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,644 $11,099
District Spending / Student $9,490 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Buena High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Balboa Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mound Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • VenturaMound Elementary School
    Magnet School
    455 South Hill Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1886
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 569 students                      
  • VenturaMontalvo Elementary School
    2050 Grand Ave
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1872
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 423 students                      
  • VenturaBalboa Middle School
    247 Hill Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1800
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1224 students                      
  • VenturaVentura Adult Education
    5200 Valentine Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-7925
    1.1 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • VenturaBuena High School
    5670 Telegraph Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1826
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2137 students                      

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