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
9 349
10 334
11 333
12 358

Portage Northern High School is a public high school of the Portage Public Schools located in Portage, MI. It has 1,374 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portage Northern High School is the 88th largest public high school in Michigan and the 3,899th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,899th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 88th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 838th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 112th out of 1,154

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Portage Northern High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 692
(50%)
2,144
(51%)
 Female 682
(50%)
2,032
(49%)

Portage Northern High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,019
(74%)
3,099
(74%)
 Two or More 112
(8%)
312
(7%)
 Black 85
(6%)
234
(6%)
 Hispanic 81
(6%)
221
(5%)
 Asian 75
(5%)
301
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Portage Northern High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,074
(78%)
3,274
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 241
(18%)
720
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(4%)
182
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage Northern High School is ranked 226th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Northern High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.8%) is 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 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
2013 1380
2014 1386
2015 1374

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
2013 21
2014 22.1
2015 22.1

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
2013 0.21811594202899
2014 0.22510822510823
2015 0.21834061135371

Compare Portage Northern High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.8%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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