Portage Central High School

  • Portage Central High School serves 1,368 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Portage Central High School operates within the Portage School District.
  • Portage School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1368 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,368 students
Portage Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Portage Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Portage Central High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Portage Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 19:1
Portage Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Portage Central High School American Indian Students (2001-2003)
Asian
8%
3%
Portage Central High School Asian Students (1994-2015)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Portage Central High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
2%
18%
Portage Central High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
81%
68%
Portage Central High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Portage Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Portage Central High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.34 0.27
Portage Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Portage Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Portage Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Portage School District's student population of 8,574 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,655 in this district is less than the state average of $13,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,263 is less than the state average of $13,147. The district spending/student has declined by 30% over four years.
School District Name Portage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
2
Number of Students Managed 8,574 760
Portage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 89% 82%
Portage School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $10 MM
Portage School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $89 MM $10 MM
Portage School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,655 $13,282
Portage School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,263 $13,147
Portage School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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