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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Portsmouth School District Details

Portsmouth School District
29 Middle Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

2,439 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

14 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)

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
53%
36%
60%
41%
47%
30%
53%
36%
60%
41%
47%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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) 90.7% 59.0%
Black 1.9% 9.2%
Hispanic 5.3% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.9% 3.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.6% 46.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.7% 41.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.8% 5.8%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,960 $21,853,440 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,170 $2,853,630 6.7%
Staff $791 $1,929,249 4.5%
General Administration $294 $717,066 1.7%
School Administration $934 $2,278,026 5.4%
Operation $1,180 $2,878,020 6.8%
Transportation $881 $2,148,759 5.1%
Other $781 $1,904,859 4.5%
Total Support $6,030 $14,707,170 34.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,446 $5,965,794 14.0%
Total Expenditures $17,436 $42,526,404 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,237 $1,324,894,902 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,789 $256,676,732 9.9%
Staff $652 $93,485,315 3.6%
General Administration $246 $35,252,134 1.4%
School Administration $820 $117,587,821 4.5%
Operation $1,296 $185,829,993 7.2%
Transportation $694 $99,538,496 3.8%
Other $666 $95,560,015 3.7%
Total Support $6,162 $883,905,154 34.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,661 $381,748,070 14.7%
Total Expenditures $18,061 $2,590,527,483 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%