Portola Elementary School

  • Portola Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Portola Elementary School's student population of 366 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portola Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portola Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#1285 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
38%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
46%
11%
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Hispanic
18%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
20%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
15%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Portola Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Bruno Park Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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