Porterville High School

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Reviews
9
Grades
9-12
Students
1,953
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have about average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
43%
State avg: 50%
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English
67%
State avg: 48%
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Math
21%
State avg: 37%
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5/10
College readiness
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Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
94%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
36%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1322
State avg: 1473
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Equity
5/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What’s the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
75%
White
18%
American Indian/Alaska Native
3%
Asian
1%
Filipino
1%
Two or more races
1%
Black
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
25 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
630 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
76%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
465 West Olive Avenue
Porterville, CA 93257
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Last modified: July 12, 2017
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