Portage Area Jshs



Portage Area Jshs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage Area Jshs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 69
8 67
9 73
10 78
11 55
12 66

Portage Area Jshs is a public high school of the Portage Area School District located in Portage, PA. It has 409 students in grades 6th through 12th. Portage Area Jshs is the 569th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 12,409th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 409
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.26

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Portage Area Jshs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 218
(53%)
218
(53%)
 Female 191
(47%)
191
(47%)

Portage Area Jshs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 403
(99%)
403
(99%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portage Area Jshs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 203
(50%)
203
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 164
(40%)
164
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(10%)
42
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage Area Jshs is ranked 460th out of 719 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Area Jshs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.1%. 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.

Portage Area Jshs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 394
2006 389
2007 442
2008 416
2009 406
2010 391
2011 361
2012 378
2013 392
2014 405
2015 409

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 13
2007 15.6
2008 14.3
2009 14.1
2010 13
2011 12
2012 13.2
2013 13.9
2014 14.3
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43401015228426
2006 0.37532133676093
2007 0.65837104072398
2008 0.41826923076923
2009 0.4384236453202
2010 0.47314578005115
2011 0.48476454293629
2012 0.46825396825397
2013 0.5765306122449
2014 0.52592592592593
2015 0.50366748166259

Compare Portage Area Jshs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,398.6% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 50.4%
 

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