906 W Portland
Springfield, MO 65807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Portland Elementary School serves 234 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Portland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

School Overview

Portland Elementary School's student population of 234 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
234 students
This chart display total students of Portland Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Portland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Portland Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Portland Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Portland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Portland Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1520 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Portland Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Portland Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
73%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Portland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This 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 MO.
Diversity Score
0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Portland Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
45%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Portland Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 234 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 30%)

Quick Links