PROFICIENCY 55% 36% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
56%Portage Public Schools
57%Portage
41%Michigan

Portage West Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Portage Public Schools" in Portage, MI. There are a total of 674 students and 30 teachers at Portage West Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 67 free lunch students and 21 reduced lunch students.

Portage West Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.0%, which is 36% higher than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students674
Teachers30.27
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch67
Reduced lunch21

 

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 West 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

GradeProficiency
All50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
650-54%
755-59%
840-44%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
660-64%
755-59%
860-64%
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 West Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 75.7% 76.3% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 4.5% 5.2% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 8.8% 6.1% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.9% 2.4% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.3% 9.5% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Moorsbridge Elementary School71%0.1Portage, MI
Amberly Elementary School63%0.6Portage, MI
Haverhill Elementary School60%1.1Portage, MI
Woodland Elementary School60%1.1Portage, MI
12th Street Elementary61%1.1Portage, MI
Oakland Academy57%1.2Portage, MI
Angling Road Elementary School55%1.9Portage, MI
Portage Community High School25%1.9Portage, MI
Portage North Middle School54%2.0Portage, MI
Portage Northern High School57%2.0Portage, MI
Portage Central High School51%2.2Portage, MI
Central Elementary School47%2.2Portage, MI

Portage demographics profile

StatisticPortageMichiganNational
Population47,8549,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,48210191
Median age37.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%55%55%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Portage

IndexPortageMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college74.5%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.8%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.1%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters15.6%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Portage West Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.