Emerson School

  • Emerson School serves 144 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Emerson School's student population of 144 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students144 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#105 out of 1,194 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Emerson School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
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Black
5%
2%
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White
49%
63%
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Two or more races
32%
6%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.650.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland SD 1J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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