Portage Area Elementary School



Portage Area Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portage Area Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 109
1 57
2 65
3 52
4 84
5 69
6 76
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Portage Area Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Portage, PA in the Portage Area School District. It enrolls 512 students in grades 1st through 12th. Portage Area Elementary School is the 639th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 20,781st largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,781st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 639th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 683rd out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 521st out of 1,773

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Portage Area Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 264
(52%)
482
(52%)
 Female 248
(48%)
439
(48%)

Portage Area Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 496
(97%)
899
(98%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portage Area Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(48%)
409
(44%)
 Not Eligible 227
(44%)
430
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(8%)
82
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Portage Area Elementary School is ranked 519th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portage Area Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 527
2008 540
2009 544
2010 543
2011 557
2012 546
2013 534
2014 513
2015 512

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 14.9
2008 15.3
2009 14.8
2010 15.3
2011 16.3
2012 14.7
2013 14.5
2014 14.1
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.54074074074074
2009 0.52205882352941
2010 0.56353591160221
2011 0.55475763016158
2012 0.55128205128205
2013 0.56554307116105
2014 0.59649122807018
2015 0.556640625

Compare Portage Area Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
This School 55.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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