314 Hwy 160 E
Portland, AR 71663
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Portland Elementary School serves 149 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Portland Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Portland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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School Overview

Portland Elementary School's student population of 149 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
149 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Portland Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Portland Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 998 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
23%
14%
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Black
25%
20%
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White
48%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Portland Elementary School's ranking?

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

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

60-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Portland Elementary School?

149 students attend Portland Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

48% of Portland Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

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

Portland Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Portland Elementary School offer ?

Portland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 149 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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