Portola Junior High School



Portola Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portola Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 252
8 273
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Portola Junior High School is a public elementary school located in El Cerrito, CA in the West Contra Costa Unf School District. It enrolls 525 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 24.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.25

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Portola Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(53%)
9,888
(51%)
 Female 247
(47%)
9,418
(49%)

Portola Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 156
(30%)
9,872
(51%)
 Black 153
(29%)
3,766
(20%)
 Asian 113
(22%)
2,983
(15%)
 White 95
(18%)
2,286
(12%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
132
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
232
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Portola Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 279
(53%)
12,443
(64%)
 Not Eligible 192
(37%)
5,618
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(10%)
1,245
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Portola Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Portola Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 632
2006 601
2007 556
2008 553
2009 599
2010 584
2011 466
2012 525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.9
2006 21.6
2007 14.4
2008 16.2
2009 19.8
2010 N/A
2011 23.3
2012 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6123417721519
2006 0.65557404326123
2007 0.64568345323741
2008 0.58589511754069
2009 0.59933222036728
2010 0.53595890410959
2011 0.61158798283262
2012 0.63428571428571

Compare Portola Junior High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 63.4%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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