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Portola Junior High
1021 Navellier St.
El Cerrito, CA 94530

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  • School Type: Middle School
  • District: West Contra Costa Unified
  • Ranking compared to similar schools: 1
  • Achieved API growth target: No
  • Teachers with Full Credentials: 96%
  • Teachers with Emergency Credentials: 9%
  • School Schedule: Standard
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Core Academic Courses: 32
Demographic Information:
  • GATE students: 19%
  • English learners: 14%
  • Reclassified as English proficient: 22%
  • Migrant education program participants: 0%
  • Eligible for free/reduced price lunch: 62%
  • Special education within past two years: 12%
Parent's Education:
  • Overall Average Education4: 2.89
(based on the 84% who responded)
Graduate School
 13%
College Graduate
 22%
Some College
 20%
High School
Graduate
 32%
Not a High School
Graduate
 13%

State Rank: 3 out of 101
API Score:
(2013)
7382
Student Ethnicity:
Hispanic/Latino
 29%
African American
 28%
Asian
 20%
White
 18%
Filipino
 3%
Pacific Islander
 1%
Two or More
 1%

Median Home Price (Zindex) for zip code 94530:

Related Schools:
Portola Junior High rank: 3 in El Cerrito
Fairmont Elementary rank: 5 in El Cerrito
El Cerrito Senior High rank: 2 in El Cerrito
Madera Elementary rank: 10 in El Cerrito
Harding Elementary rank: 6 in El Cerrito
Albany Middle rank: 10 in Albany
Stege Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Continuation MacGregor High rank: in Albany
Albany High rank: 9 in Albany
Kennedy High rank: 1 in Richmond
Mira Vista Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond
Cornell Elementary rank: 9 in Albany
Thousand Oaks Elementary rank: 8 in Berkeley
Ocean View Elementary rank: 8 in Albany
King Elementary rank: 1 in Richmond
Marin Elementary rank: 10 in Albany
Wilson Elementary rank: 2 in Richmond
Lovonya DeJean Middle rank: 1 in Richmond
Richmond Charter Academy rank: 6 in Richmond
Oxford Elementary rank: 9 in Berkeley
Jefferson Elementary rank: 9 in Berkeley
Martin Luther King Middle rank: 9 in Berkeley
Riverside Elementary rank: 3 in Richmond
Coronado Elementary rank: 6 in Richmond
Cragmont Elementary rank: 7 in Berkeley

Notes:
  1. The State Rank is determined by a school's API Score in comparison to all other schools in California. (1 is the worst, 10 is the best). An equal number of schools occupy each rank. * This rank comes from the 2013 California Academic Performance Index (API) Growth report.
  2. The API Score is a number between 200 and 1000 that reflects a school's performance on statewide student assessments administered in 2013.
  3. Alternative Schools receive APIs but do not receive ranks
  4. Parent Education is the average of all responses where "1" represents "Not a high school graduate" and "5" represents "Graduate school."
  5. More information: 2012-13 Academic Performance Index Reports Information Guide (PDF; 629KB; 65pp.)