Portage High School

  • Portage High School serves 2,531 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Portage High School's student population of 2,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers123 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portage High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portage High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1381 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portage High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portage High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
22%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Portage High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Portage High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
62%
69%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Portage High School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Portage High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Portage High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.560.29
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Graduation Rate
93%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Portage High School and public school graduation rate of Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Portage High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Portage High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortage Township s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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