Portsmouth High School



Portsmouth High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portsmouth 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
9 226
10 244
11 281
12 223

Portsmouth High School is a public high school of the Portsmouth School District located in Portsmouth, RI. It has 974 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portsmouth High School is the 22nd largest public high school in Rhode Island and the 6,010th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 974
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 77.6

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Portsmouth High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 499
(51%)
499
(51%)
 Female 475
(49%)
475
(49%)

Portsmouth High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 896
(92%)
896
(92%)
 Black 26
(3%)
26
(3%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Hispanic 21
(2%)
21
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portsmouth High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 864
(89%)
864
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 92
(9%)
92
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(2%)
18
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portsmouth High School is ranked 43rd out of 0 ranked schools in Rhode Island, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portsmouth High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 42.9%. 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.

Portsmouth High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1078
2006 1085
2007 1039
2008 1046
2009 1006
2010 1020
2011 1010
2012 974

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.8
2007 15.8
2008 11.8
2009 12
2010 11.6
2011 11.1
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046382189239332
2006 0.063594470046083
2007 0.093358999037536
2008 0.095602294455067
2009 0.110337972167
2010 0.11274509803922
2011 0.11386138613861
2012 0.1129363449692

Compare Portsmouth High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,183.3% 11.8:1
 
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.3%
 
State Average 42.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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