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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Portsmouth School District Details

Portsmouth School District
29 Middle Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

2,563 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

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-03
Melville School
1351 West Main Road
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
PK-03
Portsmouth High School
120 Education Lane
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
09-12
Portsmouth Middle School
125 Jepson Lane
Portsmouth, RI, 02871
04-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.5% 63.0%
Black 2.2% 8.4%
Hispanic 4.1% 24.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.9% 46.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.8% 40.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.2% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,271 $21,570,768 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,225 $3,194,800 7.6%
Staff $590 $1,538,720 3.6%
General Administration $180 $469,440 1.1%
School Administration $729 $1,901,232 4.5%
Operation $1,284 $3,348,672 7.9%
Transportation $794 $2,070,752 4.9%
Other $643 $1,676,944 4.0%
Total Support $5,446 $14,203,168 33.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,472 $6,446,976 15.3%
Total Expenditures $16,188 $42,218,304 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,728 $1,239,014,967 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,653 $234,647,621 9.8%
Staff $610 $86,583,114 3.6%
General Administration $206 $29,273,324 1.2%
School Administration $734 $104,165,968 4.3%
Operation $1,237 $175,649,047 7.3%
Transportation $747 $106,096,628 4.4%
Other $627 $89,038,967 3.7%
Total Support $5,814 $825,395,519 34.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,335 $331,482,783 13.8%
Total Expenditures $16,877 $2,395,905,670 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%