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For the 2021 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 6,756 students in Portland School District. Portland School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Maine.
The top ranked public schools in Portland School District are Longfellow School-portland, Casco Bay High School and Ocean Avenue. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Portland School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Maine public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Maine.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Maine public school average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NamePortland School District
School District Websitehttp://www.portlandschools.org/
School District Phone Number(207) 874-8100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (ME)
# of Schools17 Schools601 Schools
# of Students6,756 Students175,681 Students
# of Teachers575 Teachers14,746 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1

District Comparison

Portland School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 195 school districts in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#113 out of 230 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Portland   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
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 ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
50%
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 ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portland   School District and public school graduation rate of ME by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.21
# of American Indian Students21 Students1,499 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students341 Students2,627 Students
% Asian Students
5%
1%
# of Hispanic Students467 Students3,940 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
2%
# of Black Students1,754 Students6,453 Students
% Black Students
26%
4%
# of White Students3,794 Students156,544 Students
% White Students
56%
89%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students195 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students377 Students4,423 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1125,577
# of Students in Kindergarten:51712,558
# of Students in 1st Grade:50012,511
# of Students in 2nd Grade:53312,651
# of Students in 3rd Grade:51613,247
# of Students in 4th Grade:52013,340
# of Students in 5th Grade:50613,715
# of Students in 6th Grade:48913,474
# of Students in 7th Grade:49913,797
# of Students in 8th Grade:49813,732
# of Students in 9th Grade:50512,731
# of Students in 10th Grade:51012,700
# of Students in 11th Grade:50512,790
# of Students in 12th Grade:54612,858
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $17,153 is higher than the state median of $14,842. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,182 is higher than the state median of $14,515. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (ME)
Total Revenue$116 MM$6 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portland   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$116 MM$6 MM
This chart display total spending of Portland   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,153$14,842
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portland   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,182$14,515
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portland   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ME by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Portland School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Longfellow School-portland Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    432 Stevens Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8195

    Grades: K-5 | 346 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Casco Bay High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    196 Allen Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8160

    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Ocean Avenue Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    150 Ocean Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8180

    Grades: K-5 | 381 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Portland High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    284 Cumberland Av
    Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 874-8250

    Grades: 9-12 | 756 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Harrison Lyseth Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    175 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8215

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Peaks Island School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4 Church Av
    Peaks Island, ME 04108
    (207) 766-2528

    Grades: K-5 | 37 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Lincoln Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    522 Stevens Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8145

    Grades: 6-8 | 522 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Deering High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    370 Stevens Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8260

    Grades: 9-12 | 924 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Riverton School Math: 35% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1600 Forest Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8210

    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Fred P Hall School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    23 Orono Rd
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8205

    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Howard C Reiche Community School Math: 31% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    166 Brackett St
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8175

    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Presumpscot School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    69 Presumpscot St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8220

    Grades: PK-5 | 248 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    King Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    92 Deering Av
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8140

    Grades: 6-8 | 519 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    East End Community School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    195 North St
    Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 874-8228

    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Lyman Moore Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    171 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8150

    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Cliff Island School
    120 Church Rd
    Cliff Island, ME 04019
    (207) 766-2885

    Grades: PK-5 | 2 students
  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Portland Arts & Technology High School Vocational School
    196 Allen Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8165

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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