Portage Central High School



Portage Central High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage Central 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
9 362
10 349
11 348
12 327
UG 3

Portage Central High School is a public high school of the Portage Public Schools located in Portage, MI. It has 1,389 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portage Central High School is the 83rd largest public high school in Michigan and the 3,696th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.39

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Portage Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 721
(52%)
1,527
(52%)
 Female 668
(48%)
1,416
(48%)

Portage Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,158
(83%)
2,300
(78%)
 Asian 94
(7%)
173
(6%)
 Black 56
(4%)
239
(8%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
111
(4%)
 Hispanic 35
(3%)
106
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)

Portage Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,174
(85%)
2,278
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 161
(12%)
542
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(4%)
123
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage Central High School is ranked 388th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Portage Central High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1486
2006 1460
2007 1431
2008 1406
2009 1346
2010 1372
2011 1343
2012 1389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 17.9
2007 18.1
2008 18.8
2009 17.8
2010 21.3
2011 21.9
2012 22.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.092866756393001
2006 0.11369863013699
2007 0.10831586303284
2008 0.12588904694168
2009 0.14784546805349
2010 0.17419825072886
2011 0.17795979151154
2012 0.15478761699064

Compare Portage Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,260.0% 22.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.5%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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