Portage Community High School



Portage Community High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage Community 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 66
10 57
11 9
12 53

Portage Community High School is a public high school of the Portage Public Schools located in Portage, MI. It has 185 students in grades 6th through 12th. Portage Community High School is the 719th largest public high school in Michigan and the 17,542nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 185
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.2

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Portage Community High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 96
(52%)
1,527
(52%)
 Female 89
(48%)
1,416
(48%)

Portage Community High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 108
(58%)
2,300
(78%)
 Black 52
(28%)
239
(8%)
 Two or More 14
(8%)
111
(4%)
 Hispanic 9
(5%)
106
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
173
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Portage Community High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(69%)
542
(18%)
 Not Eligible 48
(26%)
2,278
(77%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(5%)
123
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage Community High School is ranked 580th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Community High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Portage Community High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 213
2006 212
2007 193
2008 214
2009 269
2010 231
2011 249
2012 185

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 20
2007 20.5
2008 21.6
2009 20.1
2010 17.9
2011 20.6
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62441314553991
2006 0.65566037735849
2007 0.65284974093264
2008 0.75233644859813
2009 0.68401486988848
2010 0.71428571428571
2011 0.75100401606426
2012 0.74054054054054

Compare Portage Community High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 74.1%
 

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Public 06 - 12 185 15.2:1  
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Kalamazoo Christian Elementary School
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Private PK - 12 949 14:1 3 miles
Portage Central High School
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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