Portales High School



Portales High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portales 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
9 241
10 196
11 161
12 161

Portales High School is a public high school of the Portales Municipal School District located in Portales, NM. It has 759 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portales High School is the 47th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 7,627th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.7 to 1.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.29

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Portales High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 396
(52%)
617
(51%)
 Male 363
(48%)
595
(49%)

Portales High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 416
(55%)
687
(57%)
 White 327
(43%)
484
(40%)
 Black 6
(1%)
22
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portales High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 346
(46%)
613
(51%)
 Not Eligible 344
(45%)
472
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(9%)
127
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portales High School is ranked 45th out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portales High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.5%. 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.

Portales High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 692
2006 730
2007 765
2008 760
2009 797
2010 832
2011 802
2012 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 16.2
2007 17
2008 16.1
2009 17.5
2010 17.2
2011 16.9
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47832369942197
2006 0.54383561643836
2007 0.53333333333333
2008 0.55789473684211
2009 0.56963613550816
2010 0.58533653846154
2011 0.48503740648379
2012 0.5467720685112

Compare Portales High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.7%
 
State Average 60.5%
 

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