Portola Elementary School

Tel: (805)289-1734
  • Portola Elementary School serves 619 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Portola Elementary School operates within the Ventura Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 619 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 619 students
Portola Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Portola Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Portola Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
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 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 24:1
Portola Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Portola Elementary School American Indian Students (1989-2012)
Asian
6%
11%
Portola Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
59%
54%
Portola Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
6%
Portola Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
30%
24%
Portola Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Portola Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Portola Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Portola Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.41
Portola Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
47%
50%
Portola Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
17%
9%
Portola Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ventura Unified School District's student population of 17,354 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,908 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,640 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ventura Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 17,354 1,597
Ventura Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $21 MM
Ventura Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $168 MM $21 MM
Ventura Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,908 $12,988
Ventura Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,640 $12,986
Ventura Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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