9920 Brentwood Dr
La Vista, NE 68128
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Portal Elementary School serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Portal Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Portal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Portal Elementary School's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Portal Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Portal Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#77 out of 902 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
4%
7%
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White
80%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Portal Elementary School's ranking?

Portal Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 68% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).

How many students attend Portal Elementary School?

475 students attend Portal Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

80% of Portal Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Portal Elementary School?

Portal Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.

What grades does Portal Elementary School offer ?

Portal Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Portal Elementary School part of?

Portal Elementary School is part of Papillion La Vista Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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