David Douglas SD 40 School District

11300 Ne Halsey St
Portland, OR 97220-2026
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

David Douglas SD 40 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Oregon 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 13 public elementary schools serving 5,852 students in David Douglas SD 40 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Oregon.
Public Elementary Schools in David Douglas SD 40 School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Oregon public elementary school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Oregon public elementary school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (OR)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,014 Schools
# Students
8,635 Students
369,691 Students
# Teachers
485 Teachers
21,288 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

David Douglas SD 40 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 186 school districts in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 71% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (OR)
#127 out of 189 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of David Douglas SD 40  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of David Douglas SD 40  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OR by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of David Douglas SD 40  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OR by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
77%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of David Douglas SD 40  School District and public school graduation rate of OR by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.78
0.58
# American Indian Students
61 Students
4,054 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,292 Students
14,525 Students
% Asian Students
15%
4%
# Hispanic Students
2,469 Students
90,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
25%
# Black Students
1,075 Students
8,715 Students
% Black Students
12%
2%
# White Students
2,793 Students
220,969 Students
% White Students
32%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
239 Students
2,992 Students
% Hawaiian Students
3%
1%
# Two or more races Students
675 Students
26,815 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
634
37,056
# Students in 1st Grade:
602
38,060
# Students in 2nd Grade:
636
39,773
# Students in 3rd Grade:
646
39,820
# Students in 4th Grade:
668
40,227
# Students in 5th Grade:
620
40,835
# Students in 6th Grade:
664
41,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
691
37,334
# Students in 8th Grade:
691
39,021
# Students in 9th Grade:
713
3,411
# Students in 10th Grade:
737
3,621
# Students in 11th Grade:
615
3,804
# Students in 12th Grade:
718
4,198
# Ungraded Students:
-
837

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,382 is higher than the state median of $18,279. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,210 is less than the state median of $19,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OR)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$176 MM
$9,902 MM
This chart display total revenue of David Douglas SD 40  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$166 MM
$10,468 MM
This chart display total spending of David Douglas SD 40  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$20,382
$18,279
This chart display average revenue per public school student in David Douglas SD 40  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$19,210
$19,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in David Douglas SD 40  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best David Douglas SD 40 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cherry Park Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1930 Se 104th Ave
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 256-6501
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #22.
Arthur Academy
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13717 Se Division St
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 252-3753
Grades: K-5
| 152 students
Rank: #33.
Alice Ott Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12500 Se Ramona St
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 256-6510
Grades: 6-8
| 592 students
Rank: #44.
Gilbert Park Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
13132 Se Ramona St
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 256-6531
Grades: K-5
| 464 students
Rank: #55.
Floyd Light Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10800 Se Washington St
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 256-6511
Grades: 6-8
| 646 students
Rank: #66.
Menlo Park Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12900 Ne Glisan St
Portland, OR 97230
(503) 256-6506
Grades: K-5
| 398 students
Rank: #77.
Ron Russell Middle School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3955 Se 112th Ave
Portland, OR 97266
(503) 256-6519
Grades: 6-8
| 808 students
Rank: #88.
Lincoln Park Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13200 Se Lincoln St
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 256-6504
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Earl Boyles Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10822 Se Bush
Portland, OR 97266
(503) 256-6554
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
West Powellhurst Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2921 Se 116th Ave
Portland, OR 97266
(503) 256-6509
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1111.
Ventura Park Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
145 Se 117th Ave
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 256-6508
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: #1212.
Gilbert Heights Elementary School
(Math: 14% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
12839 Se Holgate Blvd
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 256-6502
Grades: K-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1313.
Mill Park Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Se 117th Ave
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 256-6507
Grades: PK-5
| 435 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 14 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 8,635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : 77% (Btm 50% in OR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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