Portage North Middle School

  • Portage North Middle School serves 549 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Portage North Middle School operates within the Portage School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 549 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students549 students
Portage North Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Portage North Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Portage North Middle School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradePortage North Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
Portage North Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Portage North Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2003)
Asian
7%
3%
Portage North Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Portage North Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
6%
18%
Portage North Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
73%
68%
Portage North Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Portage North Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPortage North Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.450.50
Portage North Middle 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.
30%
41%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
6%
6%
Portage North Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Portage School District's student population of 8,574 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,303 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,047 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 45% over four years.
School District NamePortage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
2
Number of Students Managed8,574760
Portage School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$90 MM$11 MM
Portage School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$131 MM$11 MM
Portage School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,303$11,681
Portage School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,047$11,849
Portage School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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