Portland SD 1j School District

501 N Dixon St
Portland, OR 97227-1804
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
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)
Overall District Rank
#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.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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.
Graduation Rate
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:

Diversity Score
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 median value from 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 median value from 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: #11.
Kairos Pdx
Charter School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3635 N Williams
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 567-9820
Grades: K-5
| 219 students
Rank: #22.
Portland Arthur Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7507 Se Yamhill St
Portland, OR 97236
(503) 257-3936
Grades: K-5
| 154 students
Rank: n/an/a
2421 Se Orange Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 916-6190
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: n/an/a
2425 Sw Vista Ave
Portland, OR 97201
(503) 916-6288
Grades: K-5
| 552 students
Rank: n/an/a
2732 Ne Fremont St
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-6036
Grades: K-5
| 525 students
Rank: n/an/a
Alliance High School
Alternative School
4039 Ne Alberta Ct
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 916-5747
Grades: 9-12
| 167 students
Rank: n/an/a
5109 Se 66th Ave
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 916-6330
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: n/an/a
5601 N Yale St
Portland, OR 97203
(503) 916-6244
Grades: K-8
| 393 students
Rank: n/an/a
5800 Se Division St
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 916-6333
Grades: K-5
| 344 students
Rank: n/an/a
1710 N Humboldt St
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 916-6236
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: n/an/a
4043 Ne Fremont St
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-5610
Grades: 6-8
| 469 students
Rank: n/an/a
3905 Se 91st Ave
Portland, OR 97266
(503) 916-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 899 students
Rank: n/an/a
Beverly Cleary School
1915 Ne 33rd
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-6766
Grades: K-8
| 656 students
Rank: n/an/a
620 N Fremont
Portland, OR 97227
(503) 916-6171
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: n/an/a
7910 Se Market St
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 916-6336
Grades: K-5
| 335 students
Rank: n/an/a
4300 Sw 47th Dr
Portland, OR 97221
(503) 916-6292
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: n/an/a
320 Se 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 916-6230
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: n/an/a
8401 Sw 17th Ave
Portland, OR 97219
(503) 916-6303
Grades: K-5
| 324 students
Rank: n/an/a
5103 N Willis Blvd
Portland, OR 97203
(503) 916-5666
Grades: K-8
| 490 students
Rank: n/an/a
1445 Nw 26th Ave
Portland, OR 97210
(503) 916-6295
Grades: K-5
| 341 students
Rank: n/an/a
2409 N Saratoga St
Portland, OR 97217
(503) 916-6255
Grades: K-5
| 273 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cleveland High School
3400 Se 26th Ave
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 916-5120
Grades: 9-12
| 1,625 students
Rank: n/an/a
1231 Se 92nd Ave
Portland, OR 97216
(503) 916-6431
Grades: K-8
| 424 students
Rank: n/an/a
4701 Se Bush St
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 916-6340
Grades: K-5
| 249 students
Rank: n/an/a
2508 Ne Everett
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 916-5356
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
Rank: n/an/a
4906 Ne 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 916-6456
Grades: PK-5
| 297 students
Rank: n/an/a
7700 Se Reed College Pl
Portland, OR 97202
(503) 916-6343
Grades: K-5
| 436 students
Rank: n/an/a
Emerson School
Charter School
105 Nw Park Ave
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 525-6124
Grades: K-5
| 124 students
Rank: n/an/a
2930 Ne Dekum St
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 916-5686
Grades: PK-8
| 626 students
Rank: n/an/a
9935 Nw Durrett St
Portland, OR 97229
(503) 916-5400
Grades: K-5
| 333 students
Rank: n/an/a
Franklin High School
5405 Se Woodward St
Portland, OR 97206
(503) 916-5140
Grades: 9-12
| 2,009 students
Rank: n/an/a
George Middle School
10000 N Burr
Portland, OR 97203
(503) 916-6262
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: n/an/a
825 Se 51st Ave
Portland, OR 97215
(503) 916-6207
Grades: K-5
| 374 students
Rank: n/an/a
Grant High School
2245 Ne 36th Ave
Portland, OR 97212
(503) 916-5160
Grades: 9-12
| 2,124 students
Rank: n/an/a
Gray Middle School
5505 Sw 23rd Ave
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 916-5676
Grades: 6-8
| 478 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%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Top 50% in OR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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