Portland High School



Portland High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portland High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 210
10 226
11 250
12 226

Portland High School is a public high school of the Portland Public Schools located in Portland, ME. It has 912 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portland High School is the 15th largest public high school in Maine and the 6,426th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 912
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.47

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Portland High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 466
(51%)
1,032
(49%)
 Male 446
(49%)
1,092
(51%)

Portland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 546
(60%)
1,311
(62%)
 Black 223
(24%)
484
(23%)
 Asian 70
(8%)
168
(8%)
 Hispanic 48
(5%)
120
(6%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Portland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 455
(50%)
1,045
(49%)
 Not Eligible 427
(47%)
1,003
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(3%)
76
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portland High School is ranked 8th out of 0 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portland High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.2%) is higher than the state average of 42.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Portland High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1084
2006 1062
2007 1025
2008 924
2009 893
2010 983
2011 929
2012 912

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 13
2007 13.8
2008 12.6
2009 12.7
2010 14.5
2011 14.8
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47324723247232
2006 0.47457627118644
2007 0.47414634146341
2008 0.48593073593074
2009 0.52855543113102
2010 0.51678535096643
2011
2012 0.53179824561404

Compare Portland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,131.9% 11.3:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 53.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Portland High School
Portland, ME
Public 09 - 12 912 14.4:1  
Cheverus High School
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Private 09 - 12 507 11:1 2 miles
Waynflete School
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Private PK - 12 556 6:1 2 miles
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Private 09 - 12 175 10:1 3 miles
Greater Portland Christian School
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Private PK - 12 134 9:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 930 14.4:1 3 miles
South Portland High School
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Public 09 - 12 873 12.2:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 282 14.1:1 4 miles
Cape Elizabeth High School
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Public 09 - 12 559 12.5:1 5 miles
Westbrook High School
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Public 09 - 12 716 13.4:1 5 miles
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