465 W. Olive Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 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).

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 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,925 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
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Date
Last Day of School (Events)
June 03, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Porterville High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4615 out of 9659 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Graduation Rate
95%
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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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,925 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Btm 50%)

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