School Details

Portage North Middle School

5808 Oregon Avenue, Portage, MI 49024
(269) 323-5700
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 585 students 16 students/teacher (MI avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

47%
90%
42%
78%
92%
72%
31%
85%
27%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2010-2011 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Portage Public Schools average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
90%
39%
69%
76%
61%
44%
56%
53%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2010-2011 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Portage Public Schools average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

43%
92%
35%
83%
85%
73%
25%
88%
20%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2010-2011 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Portage Public Schools average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Portage North Middle School is a public middle school in Portage. The principal of Portage North Middle School is Travis Thomsen, who can be contacted at tthomsen@portageps.org. 585 students go to Portage North Middle School and identify as Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 37% of the 585 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Portage North Middle School is 16:1. St. Michael Lutheran School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 8% %
White, non-Hispanic 77% 84%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 7%
Hispanic 6% 2%
Asian 3% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37% 22%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    This school has an great program for kids and really helps everyone in there academic skills.

  • (11 years ago)

    It's been a wonderful experience seeing teachers and staff that really care about how their students are doing in all aspects of their developement. This school is the one every caring parent is praying to get their child into. Thank you North Middle.

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