Portola Junior / Senior High School

155 Sixth Ave, Portola, CA 96122 | (530) 832-5581
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 270
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2 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 155 Sixth Ave., Portola, CA 96122
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 270
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 13.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 149 (55.2%)
  • Females: 121 (44.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 32 (11.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 101 (37.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 133 (49.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Portola Junior / Senior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian41.5%
Black31.1%
Asian62.2%
Hispanic5018.5%
White20575.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Portola Junior / Senior High School
  Number Percent
6th Grade20.7%
7th Grade51.9%
8th Grade4516.7%
9th Grade6022.2%
10th Grade5219.3%
11th Grade5420.0%
12th Grade5219.3%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
38.1%
District:
42.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
14.3%
District:
14.3%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 5.6%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 88.9%
Number of Certificated Staff: 21.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 15.9
Average Age
School:
44.0
District:
51.9
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2

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2 reviews for Portola Junior / Senior High School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 01, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i attended portola and ended up going to homeschool because i was not getting what i needed. the other review hits it right on the nose, favoritism. i played sports and of course there will be the favorites, the coaches kids or the kids of the parents who buys the scoreboards and such.. but this is ridiculous! and i know i am not hte only to say something. i dont think the majority of the staff loves what they are doing and in return that effects the students. the principle this year is better but not enough. geez weve gone through how many principles in the past 6 years? simply put, portola high is and will never be a great school. by the way mr. armstrong, mr. stentze, mr. dutton, mrs. tansey and mrs. klivans are great teachers, the ones who do anything for ANY of the students. dont lose anymore of these teachers.
  • Reviewed by Student on February 28, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I've gone to this high school for about 2 years, and I believe that this school needs improvement. There is favoritism like no other among the staff. Some kids get away with everything and others, nothing. Some of the teachers make kids feel like a nothing while others give kids the help they need to do what their hearts desire. I suppose this could be considered as a rant, but this is a serious problem.

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