Portage Northern High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
34.6
Math Proficiency
2.3
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
21:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,315 Students
  • 62 Teachers

Portage Northern High School
1000 IDAHO AVE
PORTAGE, MI 49024

Phone: (616) 323-5400

District: Portage Public Schools

Overview

At Portage Northern High School, students have the opportunity to take International Baccalaureate course work and exams. The IB participation rate at Portage Northern High School is 35 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 21 percent. Portage Northern High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Portage Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,315
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 21%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 23%
Full-Time Teachers 62

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 68%
Proficient in Math 39%
College Readiness Index 34.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 2,907
Proficient in Reading (district average) 53%
Proficient in Math (district average) 29%
College Readiness (district average) 30.1

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Nearby Schools

Portage Northern High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Portage Public Schools.

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