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
Portage North Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Portage North Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Portage North Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
Portage North Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Portage North Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
6%
22%
Portage North Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
67%
Portage North Middle School White (1988-2012)
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 0.48
Portage North Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

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 8,994 806
District Total Revenue $96 MM $11 MM
District Spending $112 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,959 $11,537
District Spending / Student $12,686 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Portage Portage Northern High School
    1000 Idaho Ave
    Portage , MI , 49024
    (616)323-5400
    0.2  mi  |  1315  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Portage Portage Community High School
    Alternative School
    1010 West Milham Ave
    Portage , MI , 49024
    (269)323-6700
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Portage Haverhill Elementary School
    6633 Haverhill Ave
    Portage , MI , 49024
    (269)323-6200
    0.9  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Portage Oakland Academy
    Charter School
    6325 Oakland Dr
    Portage , MI , 49024
    (269)324-8951
    Charter School
    0.9  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Portage Woodsedge Learning Center
    Special Education School
    1501 East Milham Rd
    Portage , MI , 49002
    (269)250-9414
    Special Education School
    1.4  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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