Portland SD 1j School District

501 N Dixon St
Portland, OR 97227-1804
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Portland SD 1j School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Oregon for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 86 public schools serving 43,114 students in Portland SD 1j School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Oregon.
Public Schools in Portland SD 1j School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Oregon public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 71% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Oregon public school average of 41% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OR)
# Schools
86 Schools
1,290 Schools
# Students
43,114 Students
541,693 Students
# Teachers
2,587 Teachers
29,976 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Portland SD 1j School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 152 school districts in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OR)
#93 out of 158 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Portland SD 1j  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≤10%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portland SD 1j  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 2020-21 school year data.
50-59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portland SD 1j  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 2020-21 school year data.
84%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portland SD 1j  School District and public school graduation rate of OR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.64
0.58
# American Indian Students
178 Students
6,329 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,547 Students
21,616 Students
% Asian Students
6%
4%
# Hispanic Students
7,084 Students
135,481 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
25%
# Black Students
3,552 Students
12,442 Students
% Black Students
8%
2%
# White Students
24,071 Students
321,578 Students
% White Students
56%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
318 Students
4,391 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
4,974 Students
38,154 Students
% of Two or more races Students
12%
7%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
3,154
37,450
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,220
38,060
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,383
39,773
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,389
39,820
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,269
40,227
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,368
40,835
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,275
41,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,316
42,901
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,439
44,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,574
45,499
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,331
44,466
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,214
42,289
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,182
42,909
# Ungraded Students:
-
837

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,726 is higher than the state median of $18,279. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,725 is higher than the state median of $19,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OR)
Total Revenue
$937 MM
$9,902 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portland SD 1j  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
$1,152 MM
$10,468 MM
This chart display total spending of Portland SD 1j  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
$21,726
$18,279
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portland SD 1j  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
$26,725
$19,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portland SD 1j  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 Portland SD 1j School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Forest Park Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 86% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9935 Nw Durrett St
Portland, OR 97229
(503) 916-5400
Grades: K-5
| 333 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Le Monde French Immersion Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2044 E Burnside St
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 467-7529
Grades: K-8
| 379 students
Rank: #33.
West Sylvan Middle School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8111 Sw West Slope Dr
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 916-5690
Grades: 6-8
| 730 students
Rank: #44.
Ainsworth Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2425 Sw Vista Ave
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 916-6288
Grades: K-5
| 552 students
Rank: #55.
Stephenson Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2627 Sw Stephenson St
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 916-6318
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
Rank: #66.
Winterhaven School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3830 Se 14th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 916-6200
Grades: K-8
| 292 students
Rank: #77.
Laurelhurst Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 82% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
840 Ne 41st Ave
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 916-6210
Grades: K-8
| 651 students
Rank: #88.
Alameda Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2732 Ne Fremont St
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-6036
Grades: K-5
| 525 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Beverly Cleary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1915 Ne 33rd
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-6766
Grades: K-8
| 656 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Llewellyn Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6301 Se 14th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 916-6216
Grades: K-5
| 395 students
Rank: #1111.
Richmond Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2276 Se 41st Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 916-6220
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #1212.
Sellwood Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 77% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8300 Se 15th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 916-5656
Grades: 6-8
| 554 students
Rank: #1313.
Grant High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2245 Ne 36th Ave
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-5160
Grades: 9-12
| 2,124 students
Rank: #1414.
Bridlemile Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4300 Sw 47th Dr
Portland, OR 97221
(503) 916-6292
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #1515.
Gray Middle School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5505 Sw 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 916-5676
Grades: 6-8
| 478 students
Rank: #1616.
Abernethy Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 77% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2421 Se Orange Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 916-6190
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1717.
Emerson School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
105 Nw Park Ave
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 525-6124
Grades: K-5
| 124 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Capitol Hill Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8401 Sw 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 916-6303
Grades: K-5
| 324 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Glencoe Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
825 Se 51st Ave
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 916-6207
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: #2020.
Woodstock Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5601 Se 50th Ave
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 916-6380
Grades: K-5
| 479 students
Rank: #2121.
Hayhurst Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5037 Sw Iowa St
Portland, OR 97221
(503) 916-6300
Grades: K-8
| 574 students
Rank: #2222.
Jackson Middle School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 76% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10625 Sw 35th
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 916-5680
Grades: 6-8
| 753 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Rieke Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1405 Sw Vermont
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 916-5768
Grades: K-5
| 313 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Skyline Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11536 Nw Skyline Blvd
Portland, OR 97231
(503) 916-5212
Grades: K-8
| 205 students
Rank: #2525.
Duniway Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7700 Se Reed College Pl
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 916-6343
Grades: K-5
| 436 students
Rank: #2626.
Sabin Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4013 Ne 18th Ave
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-6181
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #2727.
Chapman Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1445 Nw 26th Ave
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 916-6295
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: #2828.
Hosford Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2303 Se 28th Pl
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 916-5640
Grades: 6-8
| 630 students
Rank: #2929.
Creative Science School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 66% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1231 Se 92nd Ave
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 916-6431
Grades: K-8
| 424 students
Rank: #3030.
Lincoln High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 81% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1600 Sw Salmon St
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 916-5200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,461 students
Rank: #3131.
Buckman Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
320 Se 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 916-6230
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #3232.
Creston Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 62% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4701 Se Bush St
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 916-6340
Grades: K-5
| 249 students
Rank: #3333.
Rose City Park
(Math: 50% | Reading: 62% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2334 Ne 57th Ave
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-2000
Grades: K-5
| 466 students
Rank: #3434.
Metropolitan Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2033 Nw Glisan St
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 916-5737
Grades: K-12
| 341 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Irvington Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1320 Ne Brazee St
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-6386
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Portland SD 1j School District?
Portland SD 1j School District manages 86 public schools serving 43,114 students.
What is the rank of Portland SD 1j School District?
Portland SD 1j School District is ranked #37 out of 152 school districts in Oregon (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Oregon school districts for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Portland SD 1j School District?
56% of Portland SD 1j School District students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Portland SD 1j School District?
Portland SD 1j School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Oregon state average of 18:1.
What is Portland SD 1j School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $26,725 is higher than the state median of $19,325. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 86 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 43,114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 84% (Top 50% in OR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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