Portsmouth High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
120 Education Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone
(401) 683-2124
District
PORTSMOUTH
County
NEWPORT COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
902
Classroom Teachers
76

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Rhode Island

9

(10 is best)

Better than 89.3% of RI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Portsmouth High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 45
Proficiency in Reading 77 56
Proficiency in Math 56 33

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.87
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.89
AVG FOR STATE 13.36
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 252 27.9%
Grade 10 207 22.9%
Grade 11 196 21.7%
Grade 12 247 27.4%
Total 902 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 93.6% 91.6% 61.0%
Black 1.7% 2.2% 8.9%
Hispanic 3.3% 4.6% 25.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 1.4% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.5% 14.2% 46.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.2% 12.1% 40.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.3% 2.2% 5.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,463 1,059,639
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 728.9 1,026
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.1% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.0% 32.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.3% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 21.7% 16.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,269 412,028
Single Parent Households With Children 7.2% 10.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.0% 87.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.5% 33.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 24.8% 12.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.7% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.2% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.1% 16.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.8% 16.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.9% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 6.5% 12.6%

Education 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%