Portola Elementary School

300 Amador Ave.
San Bruno, CA 94066
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 264 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Portola Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Top 10% in CA
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Portola Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Portola Elementary School's student population of 264 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
264 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Portola Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Portola Elementary School is 0.58, 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.
This School
State Level (CA)
#959 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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60-64%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portola Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portola Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-59%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Portola Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
61%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Portola Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Portola Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
17%
21%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Portola Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Portola Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Portola Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Portola Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Portola Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Portola Elementary School's ranking?
Portola Elementary School is ranked #959 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Portola Elementary School often compared to?
Portola Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like John Muir Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Portola Elementary School?
264 students attend Portola Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Portola Elementary School students are Asian, 17% of students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Portola Elementary School?
Portola Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Portola Elementary School offer ?
Portola Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Portola Elementary School part of?
Portola Elementary School is part of San Bruno Park Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 264 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : 50-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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