Porter Elementary School

4800 T Street, San Diego, CA 92113
(619) 266-4500

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Public Grades K-6 760 students 15 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

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About this school

Porter Elementary School is a public middle school in San Diego. The principal of Porter Elementary School is Lillie McMillan, who can be contacted at lmcmillan@sandi.net. 760 children attend Porter Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and Asian/Pacific Islander. 60% of the Porter Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 84% of the 760 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Porter Elementary School is 15:1. Knox Middle is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance


  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 77% 44%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% %
Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian 2% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 13%
Filipino 0.9% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 0.6% 25%
Unspecified 0.4% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 63%
Limited English proficiency 60% 29%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter attended porter from K-5 finished with flying colors . Thanks to the help of dedicated hardworking teachers. She is now 6 gr in challenger middle school im proud to say that she maintain her good grades attributed with her very good foundation. To all the teachers i salute you keep up the good work ) you're the BEST!!!

  • (3 years ago)

    Iam a proud parent of Porter the new principal is focus on STEAM program and helping the children with food computer and others needs . believe it PORTER its going up and up!

  • (7 years ago)

    Yes!!!! The six tgo six program is very organized and staff well with the perfect team of entry level - educator to help the children with their homework and extra activities. I would recommend it to all the parent at porter to consider for the child. Because these ladies really have the child best interest!!

  • (8 years ago)

    Porter has a chance to provide a quality education for all students who attend. Parent involvement is crucial to the success of each child. Parents are our children's first teachers. Hats off to the teachers who do their very best at educating because they care.

  • (8 years ago)

    626 is a wonderful program for children to do homework... keep it up and get kids involved with thier learning...also have gets kid involved with their community

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