sort by
grade level
school type
min. proficiency
76%
  • Brownstone Intermediate School
  • 314 Main St., Portland
  • PORTLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 214
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
70%
  • Portland Middle School
  • 95 High Street, Portland
  • PORTLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 239
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
65%
  • Gildersleeve School
  • 575 1/2 Main St., Portland
  • PORTLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 3 - 4 · Students: 193
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Portland High School
  • 95 High Street, Portland
  • PORTLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 369
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
n/a
  • Valley View School
  • 81 High St., Portland
  • PORTLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 313
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
1

Portland school information

IndexPortlandConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores66%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools565479,221
Total private schoolsn/a20724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Portland, CT educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Portland public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 41% higher than than the Connecticut average and 34% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Portland public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 31.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Portland

IndexPortlandConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college55.8%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.6%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.0%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.7%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.7%1.3%

Portland, CT School Districts

Portland School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Portland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Portland, CT schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Portland, CT, an average of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Portland schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Portland, CT schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chester Center, CT1,98677%56%
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
West Hartford, CT63,18765%31%
Higganum, CT1,74565%31%
Glastonbury Center, CT7,52364%31%
Portland, CT5,60766%34%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Avra Valley, AZ5,60620%59%
Exeter, PA5,60555%11%
Monticello, IL5,60939%20%
Lebanon, KY5,60453%8%
Morris Plains, NJ5,61267%36%
Portland, CT5,60766%34%
Source: The Portland, CT 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.
Are you looking to buy or sell?
What style of home are you
What is your
$100K$250K$500K$750K$1M+
When are you looking to
ASAP1-3 mos.3-6 mos.6-9 mos.1 yr+
Connect with top real estate agents
By submitting this form, you consent to receive text messages, emails, and/or calls (may be recorded; and may be direct, autodialed or use pre-recorded/artificial voices even if on the Do Not Call list) from AreaVibes or our partner real estate professionals and their network of service providers, about your inquiry or the home purchase/rental process. Messaging and/or data rates may apply. Consent is not a requirement or condition to receive real estate services. You hereby further confirm that checking this box creates an electronic signature with the same effect as a handwritten signature.