Portage Area Elementary School

84 Mountain Ave, Portage, PA 15946 | (814) 736-9636
  • Grades: KG-6
  • Student Enrollment: 544
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Melodie Brunett
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Portage Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,737
  • Graduation Rate: 93.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.5
  • Enrolled Students: 950

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 544
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 36.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 298 (54.8%)
  • Females: 246 (45.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 73 (13.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 211 (38.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 284 (52.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Portage Area Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black101.8%
Asian--
Hispanic--
White53398.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Portage Area Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten13725.2%
1st Grade6712.3%
2nd Grade7113.1%
3rd Grade7012.9%
4th Grade7814.3%
5th Grade529.6%
6th Grade6912.7%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
56.4%
District:
52.6%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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