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For the 2021 school year, there are 176 public schools serving 102,249 students in Portland, OR. Portland has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Oregon.
The top ranked public schools in Portland, OR are Findley Elementary School, Jacob Wismer Elementary School and Riverdale Grade School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Portland, OR public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the Oregon public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average). Schools in Portland have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Oregon public schools.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Oregon public school average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Portland, OR Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Findley Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4155 Nw Saltzman Rd
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2100

    Grades: K-5 | 726 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Jacob Wismer Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5477 Nw Skycrest Pkwy
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2150

    Grades: K-5 | 753 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Riverdale Grade School Math: 87% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11733 Sw Breyman Ave
    Portland, OR 97219
    (503) 262-4842

    Grades: K-8 | 400 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Le Monde French Immersion Public Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2044 E Burnside St
    Portland, OR 97214
    (503) 208-3198

    Grades: K-6 | 311 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Winterhaven School Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    3830 Se 14th Ave
    Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 916-6200

    Grades: K-8 | 354 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Ainsworth Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2425 Sw Vista Ave
    Portland, OR 97201
    (503) 916-6288

    Grades: K-5 | 638 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Forest Park Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    9935 Nw Durrett St
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 916-5400

    Grades: K-5 | 443 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Bonny Slope Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11775 Nw Mcdaniel Rd
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2040

    Grades: K-5 | 638 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Stephenson Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2627 Sw Stephenson St
    Portland, OR 97219
    (503) 916-6318

    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    West Sylvan Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8111 Sw West Slope Dr
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503) 916-5690

    Grades: 6-8 | 876 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Llewellyn Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6301 Se 14th Ave
    Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 916-6216

    Grades: K-5 | 489 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Stoller Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14141 Nw Laidlaw Rd
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2680

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,513 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Richmond Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2276 Se 41st Ave
    Portland, OR 97214
    (503) 916-6220

    Grades: PK-5 | 646 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Sato Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7775 Nw Kaiser Rd.
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2530

    Grades: K-5 | 518 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Bridlemile Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4300 Sw 47th Dr
    Portland, OR 97221
    (503) 916-6292

    Grades: K-5 | 535 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Abernethy Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2421 Se Orange Ave
    Portland, OR 97214
    (503) 916-6190

    Grades: K-5 | 516 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    West Tualatin View Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8800 Sw Leahy Rd
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503) 356-2510

    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Alameda Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2732 Ne Fremont St
    Portland, OR 97212
    (503) 916-6036

    Grades: K-5 | 734 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Laurelhurst Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    840 Ne 41st Ave
    Portland, OR 97232
    (503) 916-6210

    Grades: K-8 | 698 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Beverly Cleary School Math: 73% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1915 Ne 33rd
    Portland, OR 97212
    (503) 916-6766

    Grades: K-8 | 897 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Emerson School Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    105 Nw Park Ave
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 525-6124

    Grades: K-5 | 142 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Sellwood Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8300 Se 15th Ave
    Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 916-5656

    Grades: 6-8 | 589 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Duniway Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7700 Se Reed College Pl
    Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 916-6343

    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Cedar Mill Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    10265 Nw Cornell Rd
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2050

    Grades: K-5 | 418 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Gray Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5505 Sw 23rd Ave
    Portland, OR 97239
    (503) 916-5676

    Grades: 6-8 | 535 students
  • Rank: #24-2624.- 26.
    Woodstock Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5601 Se 50th Ave
    Portland, OR 97206
    (503) 916-6380

    Grades: K-5 | 552 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Rieke Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1405 Sw Vermont
    Portland, OR 97219
    (503) 916-5768

    Grades: K-5 | 386 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Alberta Rider Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    14850 Sw 132nd Ter
    Portland, OR 97224
    (503) 431-4900

    Grades: K-5 | 558 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Ridgewood Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10100 Sw Inglewood St
    Portland, OR 97225
    (503) 356-2440

    Grades: K-5 | 434 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Baker Early College Charter School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2725 7th St
    Portland, OR 97294
    (541) 524-2300

    Grades: 9-12 | 279 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Mary Woodward Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12325 Sw Katherine St
    Portland, OR 97223
    (503) 431-4700

    Grades: K-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Hayhurst Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5037 Sw Iowa St
    Portland, OR 97221
    (503) 916-6300

    Grades: K-8 | 592 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Sauvie Island School Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    14445 Nw Charlton Rd
    Portland, OR 97231
    (503) 621-3426

    Grades: K-8 | 201 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Springville K-8 School Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6655 Nw Joss Ave
    Portland, OR 97229
    (503) 356-2480

    Grades: K-8 | 791 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Capitol Hill Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8401 Sw 17th Ave
    Portland, OR 97219
    (503) 916-6303

    Grades: K-5 | 442 students
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