Portola Opportunity

  • Portola Opportunity serves 11 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Portola Opportunity placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Portola Opportunity places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Portola Opportunity's student population of 11 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students11 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Portola Opportunity
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portola Opportunity is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portola Opportunity is 0.65, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2878 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portola Opportunity 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)<50%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portola Opportunity 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 Ratio6:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Portola Opportunity and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
9%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Portola Opportunity and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Portola Opportunity and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Portola Opportunity and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
55%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Portola Opportunity and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Portola Opportunity and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Portola Opportunity.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.650.64
This chart display the diversity score of Portola Opportunity and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Portola Opportunity and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Portola Opportunity and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePlumas County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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