Portola Elementary

Public K-5

 6700 Eagle St.
       Ventura, CA  93003-0599


 (805) 289-1734

 School Website

District: Ventura Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
826th of 5,662 California Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  25.9
Number of students:  544

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
59.6%
White:
27.0%
Asian:
6.8%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  66.7%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Portola Elementary ranked better than 85.4% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked 2nd among 17 ranked elementary schools in the Ventura Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 86.45. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (59.6%), White (27%), Asian (6.8%). (See more...)
Compare Details 66.7% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Portola Elementary is 25.9. 16 elementary schools in the Ventura Unified School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Portola Elementary employs 21 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Portola Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Portola Elementary 826th of 5662 California public elementary schools. (See Portola Elementary in the ranking list.)

Ventura Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Ventura Unified 289th of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Portola Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 88.20 577th 4809 88.0%
2005 86.88 648th 4822 86.6%
2006 85.46 713th 4818 85.2%
2007 82.64 865th 5113 83.1%
2008 76.04 1140th 5113 77.7%
2009 69.05 1487th 5193 71.4%
2010 74.44 1261st 5314 76.3%
2011 67.09 1629th 5377 69.7%
2012 76.66 1191st 5390 77.9%
2013 73.64 1398th 5530 74.7%
2015 85.47 856th 5611 84.7%
2016 82.57 1017th 5614 81.9%
2017 86.69 829th 5692 85.4%
2018 86.45 826th 5662 85.4%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Sunday, May 31, 2009

Open Quote A great school with great teachers and staff. The new Principal is highly motivated and the teachers are awesome! Close Quote


Enrollment information for Portola Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 336 6 11 44 3 n/a n/a 0 400
1989 316 8 16 48 6 n/a n/a 0 394
1990 337 8 19 63 5 n/a n/a 0 432
1991 310 9 25 73 4 n/a n/a 0 421
1992 319 8 22 89 2 n/a n/a 0 440
1993 322 18 27 90 1 n/a n/a 0 458
1994 298 7 17 108 2 n/a n/a 0 432
1995 331 21 24 149 9 n/a n/a 0 534
1996 331 21 24 149 9 n/a n/a 0 534
1997 324 22 31 146 10 n/a n/a 0 533
1998 321 29 27 155 6 n/a n/a 0 538
1999 331 28 31 146 8 n/a n/a 10 554
2000 318 23 32 147 6 n/a n/a 14 540
2001 301 30 30 180 6 n/a n/a 16 563
2002 308 21 29 194 6 n/a n/a 0 558
2003 308 21 29 194 6 n/a n/a 0 558
2004 272 29 28 194 5 n/a n/a 36 564
2005 254 15 38 198 3 n/a n/a 42 550
2006 223 15 40 202 2 n/a n/a 46 528
2007 207 17 45 206 2 n/a n/a 41 518
2008 200 13 35 224 5 n/a n/a 0 477
2009 203 13 36 225 5 2 80 0 564
2010 219 15 28 286 3 3 23 0 577
2011 220 10 34 299 4 2 22 0 591
2012 209 11 38 328 5 2 23 0 616
2013 214 9 35 329 3 0 26 0 616
2014 191 11 35 351 3 0 24 0 615
2015 183 11 37 365 1 0 22 0 619
2016 164 11 37 369 1 1 23 0 606
2017 147 10 37 324 n/a n/a 26 0 544

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Portola Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 400 15.0 26.6 n/a
1989 394 16.5 23.8 n/a
1990 432 15.0 28.8 n/a
1991 421 16.0 26.3 n/a
1992 440 16.3 26.9 13.4
1993 458 16.5 27.8 24.9
1994 432 16.8 25.7 35.2
1995 534 19.8 27.0 43.1
1996 534 19.8 27.0 43.1
1997 533 22.3 23.9 37.9
1998 538 26.3 20.5 37.0
1999 554 25.8 21.5 33.8
2000 540 25.5 21.2 31.9
2001 563 26.0 21.7 31.8
2002 558 24.0 23.3 35.1
2003 558 24.0 23.3 35.1
2004 564 26.0 21.7 39.0
2005 550 25.0 22.0 48.6
2006 528 25.0 21.1 53.7
2007 518 26.0 19.9 52.6
2008 477 26.5 18.0 61.4
2009 564 25.8 21.0 51.8
2010 577 26.5 21.7 54.2
2011 591 n/a n/a 57.5
2012 616 24.3 25.3 n/a
2013 616 23.9 25.6 64.4
2014 615 24.0 25.6 67.2
2015 619 24.0 25.7 65.1
2016 606 24.0 25.2 64.4
2017 544 21.0 25.9 66.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Portola Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 400 15.0 26.6 n/a
1989 394 16.5 23.8 n/a
1990 432 15.0 28.8 n/a
1991 421 16.0 26.3 n/a
1992 440 16.3 26.9 13.4
1993 458 16.5 27.8 24.9
1994 432 16.8 25.7 35.2
1995 534 19.8 27.0 43.1
1996 534 19.8 27.0 43.1
1997 533 22.3 23.9 37.9
1998 538 26.3 20.5 37.0
1999 554 25.8 21.5 33.8
2000 540 25.5 21.2 31.9
2001 563 26.0 21.7 31.8
2002 558 24.0 23.3 35.1
2003 558 24.0 23.3 35.1
2004 564 26.0 21.7 39.0
2005 550 25.0 22.0 48.6
2006 528 25.0 21.1 53.7
2007 518 26.0 19.9 52.6
2008 477 26.5 18.0 61.4
2009 564 25.8 21.0 51.8
2010 577 26.5 21.7 54.2
2011 591 n/a n/a 57.5
2012 616 24.3 25.3 n/a
2013 616 23.9 25.6 64.4
2014 615 24.0 25.6 67.2
2015 619 24.0 25.7 65.1
2016 606 24.0 25.2 64.4
2017 544 21.0 25.9 66.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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