Portsmouth Middle School



Portsmouth Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Portsmouth Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 158
5 177
6 174
7 187
8 212
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Portsmouth Middle School is a public elementary school located in Portsmouth, RI in the Portsmouth School District. It enrolls 908 students in grades 1st through 12th. Portsmouth Middle School is the 2nd largest public school in Rhode Island and the 2,269th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 908
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.85

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Portsmouth Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 481
(53%)
830
(53%)
 Female 427
(47%)
735
(47%)

Portsmouth Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 825
(91%)
1,400
(89%)
 Hispanic 28
(3%)
71
(5%)
 Black 24
(3%)
40
(3%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
28
(2%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
24
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Portsmouth Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 786
(87%)
1,326
(85%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(11%)
190
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(2%)
49
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 185 ranked schools in Rhode Island, Portsmouth Middle School is ranked 88th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Portsmouth Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 49.2%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 913
2006 946
2007 719
2008 662
2009 646
2010 979
2011 980
2012 976
2013 961
2014 948
2015 908

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 14.1
2007 13.5
2008 13
2009 11.8
2010 13.1
2011 13.6
2012 16.2
2013 18.5
2014 19.1
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.097480832420591
2006 0.10676532769556
2007 0.10013908205841
2008 0.095166163141994
2009 0.13157894736842
2010 0.12257405515832
2011 0.15
2012 0.14036885245902
2013 0.14255983350676
2014 0.14135021097046
2015 0.13436123348018

Compare Portsmouth Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,334.6% 13.3:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.4%
 
State Average 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 04 - 08 908 15.4:1  
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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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