Portage West Middle School



Portage West Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage West Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 236
7 219
8 228
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Portage West Middle School is a public high school of the Portage Public Schools located in Portage, MI. It has 683 students in grades 6th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.0 to 1.

Total Students: 683
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.74

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Portage West Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 367
(54%)
2,144
(51%)
 Female 316
(46%)
2,032
(49%)

Portage West Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 498
(73%)
3,099
(74%)
 Asian 80
(12%)
301
(7%)
 Hispanic 40
(6%)
221
(5%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
312
(7%)
 Black 31
(5%)
234
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Portage West Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 599
(88%)
3,274
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(9%)
720
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(3%)
182
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Portage West Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.3%) 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 West Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 711
2006 704
2007 705
2008 691
2009 680
2010 648
2011 685
2012 681
2013 689
2014 674
2015 683

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.1
2007 16.9
2008 17.4
2009 18.1
2010 19.7
2011 21.6
2012 21.4
2013 22.4
2014 22.3
2015 23

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11111111111111
2006 0.10227272727273
2007 0.1177304964539
2008 0.1287988422576
2009 0.11764705882353
2010 0.11882716049383
2011 0.13722627737226
2012 0.15124816446402
2013 0.15094339622642
2014 0.13056379821958
2015 0.12298682284041

Compare Portage West Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,300.0% 23.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.3%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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