Portage High School



Portage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage 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
9 206
10 226
11 201
12 173

Portage High School is a public high school of the Portage Community School District located in Portage, WI. It has 806 students in grades 9th through 12th. Portage High School is the 133rd largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 7,362nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 806
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,362nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 133rd out of 600
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 413th out of 576
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 137th out of 576

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Portage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 417
(52%)
427
(52%)
 Male 389
(48%)
401
(48%)

Portage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 734
(91%)
753
(91%)
 Hispanic 31
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Black 15
(2%)
16
(2%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Portage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 538
(67%)
547
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 226
(28%)
236
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(5%)
45
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Portage High School is ranked 108th out of 560 ranked schools in Wisconsin, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.4%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 832
2006 823
2007 815
2008 828
2009 820
2010 791
2011 771
2012 784
2013 745
2014 788
2015 806

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.9
2007 14.3
2008 14.7
2009 15
2010 14.7
2011 15.1
2012 15.5
2013 15.8
2014 N/A
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.171875
2006 0.23450789793439
2007 0.18159509202454
2008 0.2451690821256
2009 0.24146341463415
2010 0.23640960809102
2011 0.284046692607
2012 0.33928571428571
2013 0.34765100671141
2014 0.35152284263959
2015 0.33250620347395

Compare Portage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.9% 14.9:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.3%
 
State Average 35.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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