Porter school information

Average Test Scores76%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools11,75579,221
Total private schoolsn/a67524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Porter, IN educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Porter public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 14% higher than than the Indiana average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Porter public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 30.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Porter are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Porter.
  • 88.8% of people in Porter have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Porter have completed high school.
  • 30.1% of people in Porter have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Porter

Completed 8th grade88.8%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college54.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.2%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.1%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters12.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, IN5,23385%73%
Crown Point, IN28,74383%69%
Valparaiso, IN32,27180%64%
Chesterton, IN13,91277%57%
Hobart, IN28,69375%52%
Porter, IN4,87376%53%

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Lely Resort, FL4,87445%9%
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Whiting, IN4,87068%38%
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Gladstone, MI4,86738%24%
Porter, IN4,87376%53%
Source: The Porter, 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.