Portsmouth, RI
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Portsmouth 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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Portsmouth School District Details

Portsmouth School District
29 Middle Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

2,464 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Portsmouth School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Rhode Island

(10 is best)

Better than of RI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Howard Hathaway School
53 Tallman Avenue
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
KG-04
Melville School
1351 West Main Road
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
PK-04
Portsmouth High School
120 Education Lane
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
09-12
Portsmouth Middle School
125 Jepson Lane
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
05-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.6% 61.0%
Black 2.2% 8.9%
Hispanic 4.6% 25.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.9%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.2% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.1% 40.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 5.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,818 $21,551,192 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,173 $2,866,812 6.8%
Staff $731 $1,786,564 4.3%
General Administration $294 $718,536 1.7%
School Administration $980 $2,395,120 5.7%
Operation $1,237 $3,023,228 7.2%
Transportation $1,015 $2,480,660 5.9%
Other $715 $1,747,460 4.2%
Total Support $6,146 $15,020,824 35.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,196 $5,367,024 12.8%
Total Expenditures $17,160 $41,939,040 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,193 $1,306,764,817 51.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,724 $245,060,154 9.7%
Staff $638 $90,737,445 3.6%
General Administration $243 $34,513,598 1.4%
School Administration $813 $115,506,553 4.6%
Operation $1,256 $178,551,205 7.1%
Transportation $818 $116,274,515 4.6%
Other $617 $87,671,787 3.5%
Total Support $6,108 $868,260,274 34.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,428 $345,148,478 13.7%
Total Expenditures $17,729 $2,520,187,408 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%