Portage Northern High School



Portage Northern High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage Northern 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
9 380
10 346
11 325
12 318

Portage Northern High School is a public high school of the Portage Public Schools located in Portage, MI. It has 1,369 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portage Northern High School is the 89th largest public high school in Michigan and the 3,797th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,369
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.45

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Portage Northern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 710
(52%)
1,527
(52%)
 Female 659
(48%)
1,416
(48%)

Portage Northern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,034
(76%)
2,300
(78%)
 Black 131
(10%)
239
(8%)
 Asian 78
(6%)
173
(6%)
 Hispanic 62
(5%)
106
(4%)
 Two or More 59
(4%)
111
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Portage Northern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,056
(77%)
2,278
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 253
(18%)
542
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(4%)
123
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage Northern High School is ranked 233rd out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Northern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.9%) is 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 Northern High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1375
2006 1293
2007 1339
2008 1302
2009 1289
2010 1292
2011 1315
2012 1369

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 17.4
2007 18.4
2008 17.3
2009 17.8
2010 19.5
2011 21
2012 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15345454545455
2006 0.18948182521268
2007 0.17998506348021
2008 0.20199692780338
2009 0.19472459270753
2010 0.21052631578947
2011 0.22661596958175
2012 0.22863403944485

Compare Portage Northern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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