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Overview

School District NamePortsmouth City Public Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://pps.k12.va.us
School District Phone Number(757) 393-8742
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools24 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students14,339 Students1,290,812 Students
# of Teachers930 Teachers85,977 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Portsmouth City Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the
    2/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.450.68
# of American Indian Students50 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students125 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
1%
7%
# of Hispanic Students485 Students202,983 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
16%
# of Black Students10,305 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
72%
22%
# of White Students2,818 Students631,601 Students
% White Students
20%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students46 Students2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students510 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:63933,597
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,15790,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,17194,212
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,21794,065
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,12396,843
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,14799,187
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,11199,445
# of Students in 6th Grade:96297,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:98396,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:92696,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,125103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,01099,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:88294,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:88693,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,905 is higher than the state average of 11100. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,222 is less than the state average of $11,256. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$182 MM$1 MM
This chart display total revenue of Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$171 MM$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,90511100
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,22211256
This chart display average spending per public school student in Portsmouth City Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Portsmouth City Public Schools School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Churchland High School Magnet School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    4301 Cedar Ln
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (757) 686-2500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,418 student
  • Churchland Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    5601 Michael Ln
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (757) 686-2523

    Grades: K-6 | 834 students
  • Churchland Academy Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 77%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    4061 River Shore Rd
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (757) 686-2527

    Grades: K-6 | 684 students
  • Woodrow Wilson High School Magnet School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 86%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1401 Elmhurst Ln
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 465-2907

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,393 student
  • Simonsdale Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    4841 Clifford Street
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 465-2917

    Grades: K-6 | 687 students
  • Churchland Primary & Intermediate Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    5700 Hedgerow Ln
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (757) 686-2519

    Grades: K-6 | 543 students
  • Lakeview Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1300 Horne Ave
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 465-2901

    Grades: K-6 | 439 students
  • I.c. Norcom High School Magnet School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1801 London Blvd
    Portsmouth, VA 23704
    (757) 393-5442

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,092 student
  • Victory Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2828 Greenwood Drive
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 393-8806

    Grades: K-6 | 598 students
  • Hodges Manor Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1201 Cherokee Rd
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 465-2921

    Grades: K-6 | 593 students
  • Park View Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    260 Elm Ave
    Portsmouth, VA 23704
    (757) 393-8647

    Grades: K-6 | 544 students
  • James Hurst Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    18 Dahlgren Ave
    Portsmouth, VA 23702
    (757) 558-2811

    Grades: K-6 | 589 students
  • John Tyler Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3649 Hartford St
    Portsmouth, VA 23707
    (757) 393-8879

    Grades: K-6 | 646 students
  • Churchland Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 71%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    4051 River Shore Rd
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (757) 686-2512

    Grades: 7-8 | 863 students
  • Douglass Park Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    34 Grand St
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 393-8646

    Grades: K-6 | 683 students
  • Brighton Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 52%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1100 Portsmouth Blvd.
    Portsmouth, VA 23704
    (757) 393-8870

    Grades: K-6 | 469 students
  • William E. Waters Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 66%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    600 Roosevelt Blvd
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 558-2813

    Grades: 7-8 | 543 students
  • Westhaven Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3701 Clifford St
    Portsmouth, VA 23707
    (757) 393-8855

    Grades: K-6 | 579 students
  • Cradock Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 61%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    21 Alden Ave
    Portsmouth, VA 23702
    (757) 393-8788

    Grades: 7-8 | 503 students
  • Churchland Preschool Center
    4061 River Shore Road
    Portsmouth, VA 23703
    (757) 686-2533

    Grades: PK | 156 students
  • Cradock Technical & Career Center Vocational School
    4300 George Washington Highway
    Portsmouth, VA 23702
    (757) 393-8117

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Mount Hermon Preschool Center
    3000 North St.
    Portsmouth, VA 23707
    (757) 393-8825

    Grades: PK | 256 students
  • New Directions Center Alternative School
    401 West Road
    Portsmouth, VA 23707
    (757) 393-8728

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Olive Branch Preschool Center
    415 Mimosa Road
    Portsmouth, VA 23701
    (757) 465-2926

    Grades: PK | 227 students
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