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Portland Public Schools
  • Portland, ME

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Portland Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in Portland, ME. It has 6,770 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1160
490 responses
Average ACT
29
27 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,770
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.2%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,164
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$17,297 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$43,710
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$958
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$344,470
National
$217,500

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