Ventura Park Elementary School

145 Se 117th Ave
Portland, OR 97216
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ventura Park Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ventura Park Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 41%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ventura Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

Ventura Park Elementary School's student population of 431 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Ventura Park Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,200 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ventura Park Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#1062 out of 1200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:120:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
31%
23%
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Black
10%
2%
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White
38%
62%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.740.56
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavid Douglas 40 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ventura Park Elementary School is David Douglas High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Floyd Light Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland Floyd Light Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 849 students
    0.5 miles
    10800 Se Washington St
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503) 256-6511
    0.5 6-8 849
  • Portland Menlo Park Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    12900 Ne Glisan St
    Portland, OR 97230
    (503) 256-6506
    0.7 K-5 469
  • Portland Mill Park Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    0.8 miles
    1900 Se 117th Ave
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503) 256-6507
    0.8 PK-5 522
  • Portland David Douglas High School Math: 31% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,141 students
    1.0 miles
    1001 Se 135th Ave
    Portland, OR 97233
    (503) 261-8300
    1 9-12 3,141
  • Portland Cherry Park Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 478 students
    1.1 miles
    1930 Se 104th Ave
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503) 256-6501
    1.1 PK-5 478

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