Portage North Middle School

Portage North Middle School serves 619 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Portage North Middle School operates within the Portage Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 619 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 619 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade Portage North Middle School Students 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 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
3%
6%
Black
6%
22%
White
81%
67%
All Ethnic Groups Portage North Middle School Sch Ethnicity Portage North Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.34 0.26
Portage North Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
31%
44%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,994 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Portage Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 8,994 930
District Total Revenue $96 MM $11 MM
Portage Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $112 MM $11 MM
Portage Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,959 $11,537
Portage Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,686 $11,612
Portage Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Portage Northern 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PortagePortage Northern High School
    1000 Idaho Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (616)323-5400
    0.2 mi | 1315 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PortagePortage Community High School
    Alternative School
    1010 West Milham Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6700
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | 249 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • PortageHaverhill Elementary School
    6633 Haverhill Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6200
    0.9 mi | 404 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PortageOakland Academy
    Charter School
    6325 Oakland Dr
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)324-8951
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 210 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PortageWoodsedge Learning Center
    Special Education School
    1501 East Milham Rd
    PortageMI 49002
    (269)250-9414
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | 178 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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Did You Know?
Portage, MI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Portage is Columbia Correctional Institution High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.