Portland School District

33 East Main Street
Portland, CT 06480
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 703 students in Portland School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
Public Elementary Schools in Portland School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
5 Schools
775 Schools
# Students
1,231 Students
328,620 Students
# Teachers
112 Teachers
26,658 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Portland School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CT)
#80 out of 198 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Portland   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portland   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portland   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
90-94%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portland   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.67
# American Indian Students
n/a
850 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
22 Students
17,211 Students
% Asian Students
2%
5%
# Hispanic Students
208 Students
97,951 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
30%
# Black Students
40 Students
42,053 Students
% Black Students
3%
13%
# White Students
900 Students
154,838 Students
% White Students
73%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
331 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
61 Students
15,227 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
35
11,215
# Students in K Grade:
78
34,915
# Students in 1st Grade:
78
33,443
# Students in 2nd Grade:
116
35,447
# Students in 3rd Grade:
93
35,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
97
35,871
# Students in 5th Grade:
107
36,277
# Students in 6th Grade:
99
36,718
# Students in 7th Grade:
95
31,674
# Students in 8th Grade:
101
32,525
# Students in 9th Grade:
78
1,492
# Students in 10th Grade:
71
1,409
# Students in 11th Grade:
80
1,256
# Students in 12th Grade:
103
1,096
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,433 in this school district is less than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,613 is less than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$29 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portland   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$28 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Portland   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,433
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portland   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,613
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portland   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Portland School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Brownstone Intermediate School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
314 Main St.
Portland, CT 06480
(860) 342-6765
Grades: 5-6
| 206 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Gildersleeve School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
565 Main St.
Portland, CT 06480
(860) 342-0411
Grades: 2-4
| 306 students
Rank: n/an/a
Valley View School
81 High St.
Portland, CT 06480
(860) 342-3131
Grades: PK-1
| 191 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,231 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in CT)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 50% (Top 50%)
  • : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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