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
9 370
10 340
11 334
12 350

Portage Central High School is a public high school of the Portage Public Schools located in Portage, MI. It has 1,394 students in grades 8th through 12th. Portage Central High School is the 82nd largest public high school in Michigan and the 3,807th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,394
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,807th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 82nd out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 863rd out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 112th out of 1,154

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Portage Central High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 709
(51%)
2,144
(51%)
 Female 685
(49%)
2,032
(49%)

Portage Central High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,107
(79%)
3,099
(74%)
 Asian 97
(7%)
301
(7%)
 Two or More 87
(6%)
312
(7%)
 Hispanic 62
(4%)
221
(5%)
 Black 37
(3%)
234
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Portage Central High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,193
(86%)
3,274
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(11%)
720
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(3%)
182
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage Central High School is ranked 393rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Central High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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
2013 1397
2014 1368
2015 1394

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
2013 22.3
2014 22.1
2015 22.4

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
2013 0.15604867573372
2014 0.13084795321637
2015 0.1441893830703

Compare Portage Central High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.4%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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