514 Union St
Portsmouth, OH 45662
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Portsmouth Elementary School serves 843 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Portsmouth Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 32% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 843 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Portsmouth Elementary School's student population of 843 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Portsmouth Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Portsmouth Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2397 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portsmouth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
6%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
73%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.44
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Portsmouth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Portsmouth Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 63% OH state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 64% OH state average).

How many students attend Portsmouth Elementary School?

843 students attend Portsmouth Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

73% of Portsmouth Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Portsmouth Elementary School?

Portsmouth Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Ohio state average of 17:1.

What grades does Portsmouth Elementary School offer ?

Portsmouth Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Portsmouth Elementary School part of?

Portsmouth Elementary School is part of Portsmouth City School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 843 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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