Chapman Elementary School

Chapman Elementary School serves 562 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Chapman Elementary School operates within the Portland 1j School District.

Overview

The student population of 562 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 562 students
Chapman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Chapman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Chapman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 20:1
Chapman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Chapman Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
5%
4%
Chapman Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
21%
Chapman Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
3%
3%
Chapman Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
65%
Chapman Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Chapman Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Chapman Elementary 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.
0.49 0.70
Chapman Elementary 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.
28%
44%
Chapman Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
1%
7%
Chapman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 44,349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Portland 1j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
88
3
Number of Students Managed 44,349 805
Portland   1j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $520 MM $9 MM
Portland   1j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $519 MM $9 MM
Portland   1j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,540 $11,034
Portland   1j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,519 $11,196
Portland   1j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Metropolitan Learning Center (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Metropolitan Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Metropolitan Learning Center (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Portland Metropolitan Learning Center
    Alternative School
    2033 Nw Glisan St
    Portland , OR , 97209
    (503)916-5737
    Alternative School
    0.8  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Portland Lincoln High School
    1600 Sw Salmon St
    Portland , OR , 97205
    (503)916-5200
    1.2  mi  |  1476  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Portland Emerson School
    Charter School
    105 Nw Park Ave
    Portland , OR , 97209
    (503)525-6124
    Charter School
    1.4  mi  |  139  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Portland Ainsworth Elementary School
    2425 Sw Vista Ave
    Portland , OR , 97201
    (503)916-6288
    1.7  mi  |  568  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Portland Opal School Of The Portland Children's Museum
    Charter School
    4015 Sw Canyon Rd
    Portland , OR , 97221
    (503)471-9902
    Charter School
    1.8  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Portland, OR 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 0.44, which is higher than the Oregon average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Portland is Lee Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oregon or national school diversity statistics.