Portsmouth school information

Average Test Scores71%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:117:116:1
Total public schools123,65079,235
Total private schools21,00024,875
Total post-secondary schools23937,965

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  • The average school test scores in Portsmouth are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Portsmouth.
  • 77.5% of people in Portsmouth have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.8% of people in Portsmouth have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Portsmouth have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Portsmouth

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  • Clay Elementary School4484 Rose Valley RdGrades: PK - 03Students: 22 · Ratio: 27:188
  • Clay High School44 Clay High StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 263 · Ratio: 16:166
  • Clay Middle School3019 Maple Benner RdGrades: 04 - 06Students: 134 · Ratio: 16:179
  • Portsmouth Elementary514 Union StGrades: PK - 06Students: 1,093 · Ratio: 18:165
  • Portsmouth Junior High School/Portsmouth High Scho1225 Gallia StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 716 · Ratio: 17:164
  • Sciotoville224 Marshall StGrades: 05 - 12Students: 326 · Ratio: 10:163

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Education level achieved in Portsmouth

Completed 8th grade77.5%86.4%83.8%
Completed high school74.8%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college47.6%54.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.0%25.6%29.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wheelersburg, OH6,28388%29%
South Webster, OH73086%27%
Minford, OH55382%20%
West Portsmouth, OH2,79480%18%
Lucasville, OH2,62679%16%
Portsmouth, OH20,32071%4%

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Fort Walton Beach, FL20,32057%17%
Sapulpa, OK20,30880%17%
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Pittsburg, KS20,33682%20%
Carrboro, NC20,33783%21%
Portsmouth, OH20,32071%4%
Source: The Portsmouth, OH education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.