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301 Collins St

Portage, WI 53901

(608) 742-8545

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 795

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Portage High School

I think there are some good teachers and some not so good teachers. I think the HS Administration is smart, I think the district Administration is lackluster at best. Two teachers at freshman orientation gave a very negative introduction to their classes (you're not going to like this class, but...) ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/14/15

I think this school lacks in support and communication between parents and students. I have 3 kids a junior and two freshman which all transferred to montello schools after half the year of portage. I would not recommend this school at all it has been a struggle getting my kids to succeed and I think ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/31/12

Portage offers a lot of great opportunities for students. It has a lot of what big schools have but in a small school setting. The band choir departments are phenomenal. The tech ed department is incredible. The quality of education is outstanding! The semester honor rolls always have a great amount ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/11/12

Both of my kids graduated from this district and are doing well at Universities. We had no communication problems with teachers and they both enjoyed the school, its clubs and sports as well a most of their classes. AP courses were often pushed at the expense of electives that would have given them ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/08

Unfortunately, Portage High School used to be a fantastic place. Since the current principal and administration have been in place, since 2000, the atmosphere has gone downhill, fast. Yes, the music program is Wonderful as are the foreign language and science programs. The arts used to be wonderful as ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 04/26/07

We have two children that attend this school. Our Senior can't wait to get out of this school. Our Freshman dislikes it so much that she has asked to be transferred to another school. A lot of the problems with this school has a lot to do with lack of communication with parents. Whether your child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/05

I graduated from the new High School in 1998 and I was VERY please with the education that I recieved. They had a wonderful Art and Band department. I never attended school there with the block scheduling but I hear from teachers and staff that it works very well. I would apsolutely enroll my children ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 08/02/05

Portage Hi is set up with block scheduling. This means that the students attend few classes per day for an extended period.They complete a years course in one semester and then move on to anouther class during 2nd semester. The special needs program at this school reaches above and beyond what I have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/05

I've had two daughters attend this school and they were very unhappy there to the point one dropped out and one refuses to return to this school for her senior year. I've also heard alot of negative comments from their friends.

Posted by a parent on 05/26/05

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Test scores for Portage High School

WSAS* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2012
Portage High School
Portage Community School District
* In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Portage schools — Portage High School is located at 301 Collins St, Portage WI 53901. 301 Collins St is in the 53901 ZIP code in Portage, WI The school district for Portage High School is the Portage Community School District. Portage High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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