Porter Elementary School

  • Porter Elementary School serves 984 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Porter Elementary School's student population of 984 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students984 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Porter Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Porter Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6936 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
75%
54%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
1%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Porter Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.410.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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