Portales Jr High School



Portales Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portales Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 222
8 231
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Portales Jr High School is a public high school of the Portales Municipal School District located in Portales, NM. It has 453 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 453
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27

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Portales Jr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 232
(51%)
595
(49%)
 Female 221
(49%)
617
(51%)

Portales Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 271
(60%)
687
(57%)
 White 157
(35%)
484
(40%)
 Black 16
(4%)
22
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portales Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 267
(59%)
613
(51%)
 Not Eligible 128
(28%)
472
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(13%)
127
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Portales Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.5%. 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.

Portales Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 443
2006 444
2007 409
2008 407
2009 431
2010 444
2011 456
2012 453

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.5
2006 16.2
2007 14.1
2008 14.9
2009 16.1
2010 16.1
2011 16.3
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59142212189616
2006 0.68468468468468
2007 0.6479217603912
2008 0.61425061425061
2009 0.71461716937355
2010 0.71846846846847
2011 0.68640350877193
2012 0.71743929359823

Compare Portales Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 71.7%
 

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