Portland Elementary School

  • Portland Elementary School serves 295 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Portland Elementary School's student population of 295 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students295 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portland Elementary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#963 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
54%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
41%
77%
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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 Portland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.540.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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