Portage school information

IndexPortageIndianaNational
Average Test Scores69%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:122:116:1
Total public schools91,75579,221
Total private schools367524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Portage, IN educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Portage public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 4% higher than than the Indiana average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Portage public schools is 20:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 14.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Portage are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Portage.
  • 83.7% of people in Portage have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Portage have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in Portage have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Portage

IndexPortageIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.7%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.9%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Portage (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, IN5,23385%73%
Crown Point, IN28,74383%69%
Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN6,93282%67%
Valparaiso, IN32,27180%64%
St. John, IN15,77779%60%
Portage, IN37,05469%41%

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Elmont, NY37,05748%3%
Braintree Town, MA37,06679%61%
Greenfield, WI37,07049%1%
Monrovia, CA37,09042%15%
Los Banos, CA37,01225%49%
Portage, IN37,05469%41%
Source: The Portage, IN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.