2921 Se 116th Ave
Portland, OR 97266
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
West Powellhurst Elementary School serves 436 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
West Powellhurst 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

West Powellhurst Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

West Powellhurst Elementary School's student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

West Powellhurst Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Powellhurst Elementary School is 0.73, 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 Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#1007 out of 1208 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
19:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
26%
23%
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Black
9%
2%
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White
42%
62%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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