805 First St.
Escalon, CA 95320
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
El Portal Middle School serves 605 students in grades 6-8.
El Portal Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

El Portal Middle School's student population of 605 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
605 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

El Portal Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of El Portal Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2153 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
52%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
44%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend El Portal Middle School?

605 students attend El Portal Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

52% of El Portal Middle School students are Hispanic, 44% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of El Portal Middle School?

El Portal Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does El Portal Middle School offer ?

El Portal Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is El Portal Middle School part of?

El Portal Middle School is part of Escalon Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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