Porterville High School

465 W. Olive Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Porterville High School serves 1,925 students in grades 9-12.
Porterville High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Porterville High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Porterville High School's student population of 1,925 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,925 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

Porterville High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Porterville High School is 0.37, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4028 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
78%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
14%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.370.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePorterville Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Porterville High School is Vine Street Community Day (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bartlett Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belleview Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porterville Bartlett Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 528 students
    0.5 miles
    335 N. G St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7100
    0.5 7-8 528
  • Porterville Belleview Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 422 students
    0.7 miles
    197 W. Belleview Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7110
    0.7 K-6 422
  • Porterville Vine Street Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
    0.7 miles
    140 S. C St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-6650
    0.7 7-12 20
  • Porterville Olive Street Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 694 students
    0.9 miles
    255 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7190
    0.9 K-6 694
  • Porterville Roche Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 367 students
    1.0 miles
    388 N. Roche St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7250
    1 K-6 367

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