Portsmouth School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Portsmouth School District serving 2,439 students in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the state average of 13:1.

Portsmouth School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Portsmouth Howard Hathaway School
    53 Tallman Avenue
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401)683-0500

    Grades: K-3 | 334 students
  • Portsmouth Melville School
    1351 West Main Road
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401)683-1650

    Grades: PK-3 | 291 students
  • Portsmouth Portsmouth High School
    120 Education Lane
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401)683-2124

    Grades: 9-12 | 902 students
  • Portsmouth Portsmouth Middle School
    125 Jepson Lane
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401)849-3700

    Grades: 4-8 | 912 students

Overview

School District NamePortsmouth School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,439 students
# of Teachers191 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students1,247 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,192 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.18
# of American Indian Students5 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students34 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students108 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students53 students
% Black Students
2%
# of White Students2,194 students
% White Students
90%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students45 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:33
# of Students in Kindergarten:129
# of Students in 1st Grade:157
# of Students in 2nd Grade:146
# of Students in 3rd Grade:160
# of Students in 4th Grade:171
# of Students in 5th Grade:179
# of Students in 6th Grade:185
# of Students in 7th Grade:182
# of Students in 8th Grade:195
# of Students in 9th Grade:252
# of Students in 10th Grade:207
# of Students in 11th Grade:196
# of Students in 12th Grade:247
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Portsmouth School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 57 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portsmouth School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portsmouth School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portsmouth School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,686 in this school district is less than the state average of $22,360. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $15,167 is less than the state average of $23,978. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$39 MM$30 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portsmouth School District and average revenue for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$40 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Portsmouth School District and average spending for each school distric in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,686$22,360
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portsmouth School District and average revenue per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$15,167$23,978
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portsmouth School District and average spending per public school student in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Portsmouth School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.18, which is lower than the Rhode Island average of 0.36. The most diverse school in the district is Melville School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Rhode Island or national school diversity statistics.