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Portage Northern High School
  • Public
  • PORTAGE, MI

Report Card

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

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Portage Northern High School is a highly rated, public school located in PORTAGE, MI. It has 1,265 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.

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Portage Northern High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1220
259 responses
Average ACT
28
134 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$62,941
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$839
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$164,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 76 responses
  • PN vs PC football game
    24%
  • Homecoming events
    18%
  • Dances
    11%
  • Musicals
    11%
  • Talent show
    11%
  • Sporting events
    8%
  • Holiday Collage
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,265
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,201
Teachers in First/Second Year
16%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,728 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 37 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 37 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 37 responses

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