Portage Academy Of Achievement

  • Portage Academy Of Achievement serves 25 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Portage Academy Of Achievement placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

Portage Academy Of Achievement places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Portage Academy Of Achievement's student population of 25 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students25 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portage Academy Of Achievement is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portage Academy Of Achievement is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#648 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
45%
Student : Teacher Ratio25:115:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
84%
70%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Portage Academy Of Achievement.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.280.49
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Graduation Rate≥50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortage Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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