RATINGS
District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


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These are some of the top-rated public schools in Portsmouth City Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
ACADEMICS
District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS
Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Finances
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Parent Tip
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Reviews From Schools in Portsmouth City Public Schools
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Parent / Guardian
February 25, 2022
Awesome school and staff! My daughter loves going to school each day!
Current student
September 29, 2021
I just started at this school and I am in 7th grade at the moment. I love this school so much! The teachers are nice and my math teacher has easily taught me things that I never really understood... More
Parent / Guardian
September 08, 2021
My son has autism. When I submitted the paperwork, I said he had autism, but I was first told that he was in the same class regardless of the development of all children. I sent a message to the... More