Portland Middle School

  • Portland Middle School serves 216 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Portland Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Portland Middle School's student population of 216 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portland Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portland Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#279 out of 968 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
8%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
86%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Portland Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.250.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland Portland High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 376 students
    0.0 miles
    95 High Street
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860)342-1720
    0.0 9-12 376
  • Portland Valley View School
    Grades: PK-1 | 234 students
    0.1 miles
    81 High St.
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860)342-3131
    0.1 PK-1 234
  • Portland Brownstone Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 209 students
    0.6 miles
    314 Main St.
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860)342-6765
    0.6 5-6 209
  • Portland Gildersleeve School
    Grades: 2-4 | 295 students
    1.0 miles
    575 1/2 Main St.
    Portland, CT 06480
    (860)342-0411
    1.0 2-4 295
  • Middletown Riverview School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 59 students
    1.4 miles
    915 River Rd.
    Middletown, CT 06457
    (860)704-4020
    1.4 7-12 59

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