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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public middle schools serving 1,782 students in Portage Township Schools School District. The top ranked public middle schools in Portage Township Schools School District are Willowcreek Middle School and William Fegely Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public middle schools in Portage Township Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Indiana public middle school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 62% statewide average). This district's average middle testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Indiana public middle school average of 32% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NamePortage Township Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.portage.k12.in.us/
School District Phone Number(219) 762-6511
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools2 Schools546 Schools
# of Students1,782 Students289,906 Students
# of Teachers113 Teachers17,825 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Portage Township Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 343 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#130 out of 373 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Portage Township Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
62%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
86%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.620.51
# of American Indian Students8 Students634 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students20 Students5,501 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students426 Students33,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
24%
11%
# of Black Students248 Students40,021 Students
% Black Students
14%
14%
# of White Students989 Students197,022 Students
% White Students
56%
68%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a232 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students91 Students13,214 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 540
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 3,851
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 3,885
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 3,908
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 4,470
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 4,584
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 10,721
# of Students in 6th Grade:57749,991
# of Students in 7th Grade:57878,435
# of Students in 8th Grade:62779,979
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 11,599
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 12,280
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 12,879
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 12,323
# of Ungraded Students: - 461

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,139 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,598 is less than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$85 MM$16 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$81 MM$15 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,139$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portage Township Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,598$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portage Township Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Portage Township Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Willowcreek Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5962 Central Ave
    Portage, IN 46368
    (219) 763-8090

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,100 student
  • Rank: #22.
    William Fegely Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5384 Stone Ave
    Portage, IN 46368
    (219) 763-8150

    Grades: 6-8 | 682 students
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