PROFICIENCY 37% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Plumas Unified

Portola Junior/senior High is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Plumas Unified" in Chester, CA. There are a total of 242 students and 13 teachers at Portola Junior/senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 93 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Portola Junior/senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 3% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch93
Reduced lunch21


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment34
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Portola Junior/senior High, there are a total of 34 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8<= 20%
High School30-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School50-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Portola Junior/senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 64.8% 75.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.7% 12.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.6% 5.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.5% 3.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Chester demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)38523291
Median age44.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Chester

Completed 8th grade85.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college67.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Portola Junior/senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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