Portola Elementary School

Tel: (805)289-1734
Grades KG-5
615 students
Portola Elementary School serves 615 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Portola Elementary School operates within the Ventura Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 615 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 615 students
Portola Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Portola Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Portola Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Portola Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 25:1
Portola Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
11%
Portola Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
58%
53%
Portola Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
6%
Portola Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
32%
25%
Portola Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Portola Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.42
Portola Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
49%
Portola Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
9%
Portola Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Ventura Unified School District's student population of 17,430 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,825 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,241 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ventura Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
29
4
Number of Students Managed 17,430 1,757
Ventura Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $17 MM
Ventura Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $162 MM $18 MM
Ventura Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,825 $10,238
Ventura Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,241 $10,739
Ventura Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Buena High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Balboa Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mound Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • VenturaMound Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 567 students
    0.6 miles
    455 South Hill Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1886
    0.6KG-5567
  • VenturaMontalvo Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 427 students
    0.7 miles
    2050 Grand Ave
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1872
    0.7KG-5427
  • VenturaBalboa Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1224 students
    0.8 miles
    247 Hill Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1800
    0.86-81224
  • VenturaBuena High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2029 students
    1.2 miles
    5670 Telegraph Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1826
    1.29-122029
  • VenturaBuena Vista High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.2 miles
    5670 Telegraph Rd
    VenturaCA 93003
    (805)289-1825
    1.29-12n/a

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