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Portage Area School District


Portage Area School District is located in southwest Pennsylvania. Portage Area School District has 25.07 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Portage Area School District population is 6,293. Portage Area School District median household income is $45,530 in 2010-2014. Portage Area School District median house value is $77,700 in 2010-2014. On average, Portage Area School District is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (184 out of 496, top 37%)
Elementary/Middle School: (289 out of 498, bottom 42%)*
Rank: #233
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:2
Population6,293 (2010-2014), rank #449
Population Growth-3.33% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:250.01/sq mi, rank #281
Median Household Income:$45,530 at 2010-2014—29.85% increase since 2005-2009, rank #344
Median House Price:$77,700 at 2010-2014—16.84% increase since 2005-2009, rank #456
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:25.07 sq mi, rank #366
Water Area:0.10 sq mi (0.39%), rank #391
County:Cambria County
City:Summerhill, Portage, Lilly, Spring Hill, Cassandra
Zip:15958, 15946, 15938, 15925
Area:Johnstown, PA
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Portage Area School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

84 Mountain Ave
Portage PA, 15946, Cambria County
Phone: 814-736-9636

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:926924918934950956969
English Language Learner Students:3332112
Total Teachers:65.1765.6464.1365.5465.5464.3063.70
Total Other Staff:60.4062.8669.8772.4659.9659.5058.30
Instructional Aides:
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA0.310.
Total Guidance Counselors:
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:1.971.831.771.801.801.801.80
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:4.434.
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:2.002.722.723.
School Administrative Support:
Student Support Services:NA2.009.389.769.7610.007.70
Other Support Services:32.0032.0032.0033.0025.5024.3025.40
Student-Teacher Ratio:14.2114.0814.3114.2514.5014.8715.21


Portage Area Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 6   84 Mountain Ave, Portage PA 15946
Portage Area JshsGrade 7 to Grade 12   85 Mountain Ave, Portage PA 15946

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std54.6%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std58.1%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std69%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std58.4%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std51.4%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std55%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std63.7%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std67.8%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std53.4%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std54.1%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std70.1%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std66.6%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std82.4%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std74.2%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std68.5%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std66.7%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std71.5%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std76.1%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std67.8%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std75%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std44.1%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std45.5%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std53%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std63.6%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std48.3%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std74.1%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std84.2%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std90.5%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std96.6%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std93.5%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std92.4%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std96.8%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std93.8%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std86%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std91%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std88.7%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std96.2%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std85.4%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std87.3%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std88.5%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std91.8%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std74%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std70%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std80.6%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std80.8%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std72%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std66.7%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std70%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std70.5%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std83.6%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std85.5%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std85.9%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std88.9%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std93.3%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std84.6%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std93.5%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std70.1%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std77.1%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std75%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std77.8%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std79.3%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std84.5%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std69.9%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std96.9%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std92.6%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std93.5%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std92.4%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std84.3%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std50.7%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std60.6%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std55.7%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std59.4%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std57.8%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std61.9%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std75%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std81.6%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std78.9%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std66.2%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std64.4%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std80.3%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std72.1%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std67.2%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std62.6%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std63.5%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std57.8%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std80%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std81.4%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std67.1%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std60.3%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std33.8%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std66.7%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std39.7%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std56%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std79.2%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std55.9%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std58.4%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std65.7%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std65.7%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std76.1%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std95%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std98.1%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std89.6%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std66.2%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std62.7%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std75%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std67.2%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std82.3%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std88%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std80.9%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std79%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std67.1%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std67.1%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std66.2%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std71.4%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std93%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std92.1%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std82.3%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std62.7%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std70.1%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std63.1%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std65.7%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std94.9%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std88%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std53.3%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std53.6%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std59.1%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std54.8%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std62.5%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std60.3%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std62.7%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std71.6%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std76.6%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std91.4%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std65.2%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std66.6%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std57.5%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std71.2%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std76.6%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std73.9%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std74.7%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std76.6%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std87.7%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std82%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std55%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std48.5%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std55.3%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std73.2%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std71.1%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std52.8%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std13.8%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std86.2%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std83.1%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std84.6%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std80.9%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std82.5%72.7%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$11,870,000$12,930 $12,533,000$13,419 $12,355,000$13,005 
Total Expenditures:$13,402,000$14,599 $19,605,000$20,990 $11,732,000$12,349 
Total Current Expenditures:$10,372,000$11,298 $10,742,000$11,501 $10,367,000$10,913 
Instructional Expenditures:$6,245,000$6,80360.2%$6,574,000$7,03961.2%$6,383,000$6,71961.6%
Student and Staff Support:$822,000$8957.9%$934,000$1,0008.7%$986,000$1,0389.5%
Operations, Food, Other:$1,969,000$2,14519.0%$1,953,000$2,09118.2%$1,772,000$1,86517.1%
Total Capital Outlay:$1,949,000$2,123 $7,612,000$8,150 $525,000$553 
Construction:$1,947,000$2,121 $7,594,000$8,131 $362,000$381 
Total Other:$156,000$170 $176,000$188 $180,000$189 
Interest on Debt:$309,000$337 $334,000$358 $7,000$7 
Total Salary:$5,666,000$6,172 $5,961,000$6,382 $5,556,000$5,848 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$3,950,000$4,30369.7%$4,274,000$4,57671.7%$3,929,000$4,13670.7%
Other Salary:$1,716,000$1,86930.3%$1,687,000$1,80628.3%$1,627,000$1,71329.3%
Total Benefit:$2,387,000$2,600 $2,047,000$2,192 $1,888,000$1,987 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$1,784,000$1,94374.7%$1,535,000$1,64375.0%$1,420,000$1,49575.2%
Other Benefit:$603,000$65725.3%$512,000$54825.0%$468,000$49324.8%

* Portage Area School District was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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