Portola Springs Elementary School

  • Portola Springs Elementary School serves 626 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Portola Springs Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Portola Springs Elementary School operates within the Irvine Unified School District.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Portola Springs Elementary School's student population of 626 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students626 students
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Students by GradePortola Springs Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Portola Springs Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portola Springs Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio26:124:1
Asian
59%
11%
Hispanic
10%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
22%
24%
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsPortola Springs Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.590.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Portola Springs Elementary School is Irvine Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Irvine Unified School District's student population of 32,283 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,582 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,330 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    School District NameIrvine Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    40
    4
    Number of Students Managed32,2831,585
    Irvine Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    75%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    78%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$250 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$271 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,582$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,330$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

    • The nearest high school to Portola Springs Elementary School is Portola High School (1.5 miles away)
    • The nearest middle school is Beacon Park (1.4 miles away)
    • The nearest elementary school is Beacon Park (1.4 miles away)
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