Portage Community High School

1010 West Milham Ave
Portage, MI 49024
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Portage Community High School serves 134 students in grades 9-12.
Portage Community High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 134 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Portage Community High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Portage Community High School's student population of 134 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Portage Community High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Portage Community High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#758 out of 2925 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
18%
18%
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White
52%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Portage Community High School's ranking?
Portage Community High School is ranked #758 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Portage Community High School often compared to?
Portage Community High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Portage Northern High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Portage Community High School?
The graduation rate of Portage Community High School is 30-39%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Portage Community High School?
134 students attend Portage Community High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Portage Community High School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 16% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Portage Community High School?
Portage Community High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Portage Community High School offer ?
Portage Community High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Portage Community High School part of?
Portage Community High School is part of Portage Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 134 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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