Portland High School

95 High Street
Portland, CT 06480
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 332 students in grades 9-12, Portland High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50% in CT)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Portland High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Portland High School's student population of 332 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Portland High School ranks within the top 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Portland High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#382 out of 942 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
40%
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65-69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portland High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
78%
49%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.37
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90-94%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Portland High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Portland High School's ranking?
Portland High School is ranked #382 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Portland High School often compared to?
Portland High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glastonbury High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
What is the graduation rate of Portland High School?
The graduation rate of Portland High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 89%.
How many students attend Portland High School?
332 students attend Portland High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Portland High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Portland High School?
Portland High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Portland High School offer ?
Portland High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Portland High School part of?
Portland High School is part of Portland School District.

School Reviews

5   6/16/2022
Very impressed with High School Graduation ceremony.
- Posted by Parent - Coco

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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