Portland Middle School serves 196 students in grades 7-8.
Portland Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 196 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
- Minority Enrollment: 28%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CT
- Math Proficiency: 47% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 64% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Portland Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:
Portland Middle School's student population of 196 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Portland Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Portland Middle School is 0.46, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#316 out of 940 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Portland Middle School's ranking?
Portland Middle School is ranked #316 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Portland Middle School?
196 students attend Portland Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Portland Middle School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Portland Middle School?
Portland Middle School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Portland Middle School offer ?
Portland Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Portland Middle School part of?
Portland Middle School is part of Portland School District.
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