Portage North Middle School

Portage North Middle School serves 585 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Portage North Middle School operates within the Portage School District.

Overview

The student population of 585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 585 students
Portage North Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Portage North Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Portage North Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 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
Portage North Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Portage North Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Portage North Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
6%
22%
Portage North Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
77%
66%
Portage North Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
9%
2%
Portage North Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Portage North Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.40 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.
30%
44%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
5%
6%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,057 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,959 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,686 is higher than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has grown by 43% over four years.
School District Name Portage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 9,057 822
Portage School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $96 MM $11 MM
Portage School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $112 MM $11 MM
Portage School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,959 $11,537
Portage School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,686 $11,612
Portage School District 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 Grades Students
  • PortagePortage Northern High School
    1000 Idaho Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (616)323-5400
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1369 students                      
  • PortagePortage Community High School
    Alternative School
    1010 West Milham Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6700
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 185 students                      
  • PortageHaverhill Elementary School
    6633 Haverhill Ave
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)323-6200
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 374 students                      
  • PortageOakland Academy
    Charter School
    6325 Oakland Dr
    PortageMI 49024
    (269)324-8951
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 232 students                      
  • PortageWoodsedge Learning Center
    Special Education School
    1501 East Milham Rd
    PortageMI 49002
    (269)250-9414
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 158 students                      

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