Portage Township Schools School District

6240 Us Hwy 6
Portage, IN 46368
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Portage Township Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 6,963 students in Portage Township Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
Public Schools in Portage Township Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Indiana public school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,914 Schools
# Students
6,963 Students
1,033,082 Students
# Teachers
448 Teachers
65,168 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Portage Township Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IN)
#267 out of 392 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Portage Township Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
26%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portage Township Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
36%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portage Township Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
93%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portage Township Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.54
# American Indian Students
15 Students
1,734 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
47 Students
28,870 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,892 Students
139,934 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
14%
# Black Students
1,019 Students
133,725 Students
% Black Students
15%
13%
# White Students
3,625 Students
673,004 Students
% White Students
52%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
948 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
363 Students
54,867 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
20,813
# Students in K Grade:
502
76,325
# Students in 1st Grade:
491
74,314
# Students in 2nd Grade:
485
75,414
# Students in 3rd Grade:
490
74,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
503
75,161
# Students in 5th Grade:
503
75,204
# Students in 6th Grade:
536
76,895
# Students in 7th Grade:
560
79,253
# Students in 8th Grade:
615
81,588
# Students in 9th Grade:
564
83,530
# Students in 10th Grade:
572
80,978
# Students in 11th Grade:
582
78,799
# Students in 12th Grade:
551
79,154
# Ungraded Students:
9
1,591

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,679 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,219 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$81 MM
$13,615 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portage Township Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$85 MM
$13,234 MM
This chart display total spending of Portage Township Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,679
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portage Township Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,219
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portage Township Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Portage Township Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Portage High School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6450 Us Hwy 6
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 764-6026
Grades: 9-12
| 2,278 students
Rank: #22.
Rowena Kyle Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2701 Hamstrom Rd
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8030
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #33.
Paul Saylor Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
331 Midway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 763-8040
Grades: K-5
| 297 students
Rank: #44.
George L Myers Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Willowdale
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8035
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2825 Russell St
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8015
Grades: K-5
| 438 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Crisman Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6161 Old Porter Rd
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8020
Grades: K-5
| 410 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Wallace Aylesworth Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5910 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8010
Grades: K-5
| 419 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Ethel R Jones Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2374 Mccool Rd
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8025
Grades: K-5
| 300 students
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
South Haven Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
395 W Midway Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 763-8045
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #1010.
William Fegely Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5384 Stone Ave
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8150
Grades: 6-8
| 681 students
Rank: #1111.
Willowcreek Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5962 Central Ave
Portage, IN 46368
(219) 763-8090
Grades: 6-8
| 1,030 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Portage Township Schools School District?
Portage Township Schools School District manages 11 public schools serving 6,963 students.
What is the rank of Portage Township Schools School District?
Portage Township Schools School District is ranked #268 out of 391 school districts in Indiana (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Indiana school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Portage Township Schools School District?
52% of Portage Township Schools School District students are White, 27% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Portage Township Schools School District?
Portage Township Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is equal to the Indiana state average of 16:1.
What is Portage Township Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,219 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 6,963 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in IN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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