PROFICIENCY 46% 31% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Fort Wayne Community Schools
35%Fort Wayne

Portage Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Fort Wayne Community Schools" in Fort Wayne, IN. There are a total of 490 students and 29 teachers at Portage Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 320 free lunch students and 45 reduced lunch students.

Portage Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.5%, which is 31% lower than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch320
Reduced lunch45


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Portage Middle School, there are a total of n/a 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Portage Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 48.6% 46.6% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 18.3% 24.2% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 4.9% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.0% 14.6% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.6% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.9% 9.0% 4.4% 3.1%

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Fort Wayne demographics profile

StatisticFort WayneIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,35918091
Median age34.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Education level achieved in Fort Wayne

IndexFort WayneIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.2%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Portage Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.