Porterville High School

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6/10
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9
Grades
9-12
Students
1,953
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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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.


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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.


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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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.)


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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 students who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
36%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1322
State avg: 1473
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Students
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Hispanic
75%
White
18%
American Indian/Alaska Native
3%
Asian
1%
Filipino
1%
Two or more races
1%
Black
<1%
Pacific Islander
<1%
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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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