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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Parkrose School District is a public school district located in Portland, OR. It has 3,292 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 26% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.
About Parkrose School District...
Address
10636 NE Prescott St
Portland, OR 97220
Telephone
(503) 408-2100
Website

Parkrose School District Rankings

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  • High

Middle Schools in Parkrose School District

High Schools in Parkrose School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
26%
Average Graduation Rate
76%
Average SAT
1120
70 responses
Average ACT
23
34 responses

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,292
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,905
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$49,677,000
Expenses Per Student
$13,673/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    56%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    5%

Parkrose School District Reviews

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The school is one of the most diverse high school, which made my experiences there also very diverse and quite enjoyable. Some teachers aren't the best at teaching their students and one that I know of was arrested during his time teaching, but mostly they are good teachers. Also, recently there was nearly a school shooting but fortunately nobody was hurt. It seems a school shooting is a more average occurrence in schools, but it's not average to be so close to one.
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Overall, I took mostly AP courses during my time at Parkrose. As a result, I had some truly outstanding teachers. The facilities, however, have much to be desired. The elevator only works occasionally, and you need a key or a janitor to access it. All of our art classes and some math classes are in a building nicknamed the "FAB," a small, humid building about a 6-minute walk from the actual classrooms in the main building.
Overall Parkrose was an awesome school district for my children. There is definitely a sense of community built around the schools. There are a lot of very dedicated and caring teachers and a good offering of subjects. Unfortunately budget cuts have taken away many things like music and sports for middle schoolers. Foreign language at the high school level only offers Spanish which isn't very good especially when it is required for graduation. I really wish they were able to offer cooking/home economics, shop classes like wood shop, auto shop etc. because college is not for everyone. A personal finance class would also be good to help kids understand taxes and banking etc. Our family had a great experience there and I wouldn't change schools if they had to attend there today.