Portsmouth West High School

  • Portsmouth West High School serves 343 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Portsmouth West High School's student population of 343 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Portsmouth West High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Portsmouth West High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#2447 out of 3,224 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portsmouth West High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portsmouth West High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
100%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Portsmouth West High School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Portsmouth West High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Portsmouth West High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Scoren/a0.25
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Portsmouth West High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Portsmouth West High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington-Nile Local School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Excellent art and athletic programs, but compared to other schools, core academic education could have been improved upon. There is a great sense of community within the school which includes a healthy level of parent involvement.
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