Portland Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Portland Public Schools School District Details

Portland Public Schools School District
353 Cumberland Ave
Portland, ME 04101

6,779 Students enrolled in District

17 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Portland Public Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
45%
45%
55%
56%
35%
35%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Amanda C Rowe School
23 Orono Rd
Portland, ME, 04102
PK-05
Casco Bay High School
196 Allen Avenue
Portland, ME, 04103
09-12
Cliff Island School
120 Church Rd
Cliff Island, ME, 04019
KG-05
Deering High School
370 Stevens Avenue
Portland, ME, 04103
09-12
East End Community School
195 North St
Portland, ME, 04101
PK-05
Harrison Lyseth Elem School
175 Auburn St
Portland, ME, 04103
PK-05
Howard C Reiche Community School
166 Brackett St
Portland, ME, 04102
PK-05
King Middle School
92 Deering Av
Portland, ME, 04102
06-08
Lincoln Middle School
522 Stevens Av
Portland, ME, 04103
06-08
Longfellow School-Portland School
432 Stevens Av
Portland, ME, 04103
KG-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.5% 90.8%
Black 29.5% 4.1%
Hispanic 8.8% 2.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.8% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.9%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 52.7% 41.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.2% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 6.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,305 $62,863,000 48.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,182 $7,988,000 6.2%
Staff $967 $6,533,000 5.0%
General Administration $726 $4,908,000 3.8%
School Administration $924 $6,243,000 4.8%
Operation $1,597 $10,788,000 8.3%
Transportation $485 $3,276,000 2.5%
Other $432 $2,916,000 2.3%
Total Support $6,313 $42,652,000 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,560 $24,048,000 18.6%
Total Expenditures $19,177 $129,563,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,240 $1,481,171,000 49.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,037 $186,317,000 6.2%
Staff $715 $128,432,000 4.3%
General Administration $573 $102,955,000 3.4%
School Administration $803 $144,287,000 4.8%
Operation $1,509 $271,292,000 9.1%
Transportation $732 $131,540,000 4.4%
Other $198 $35,539,000 1.2%
Total Support $5,565 $1,000,362,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,802 $503,573,000 16.9%
Total Expenditures $16,607 $2,985,106,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%