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Portsmouth Public Schools

Contact info is sourced from our partners at MDR Education, and DonorsChoose updates our site ahead of each school year.
  • (757) 393-8751
  • PO Box 998
  • Portsmouth, VA-0998
  • Website
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Portsmouth Public Schools is a public school district in Virginia. They serve 14,339 students across 25 schools, and its teachers have had 307 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    25
  • Students
    14,339
  • Teachers
    928

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Portsmouth Public Schools Demographics

80%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
74%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Portsmouth Public Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Portsmouth Public Schools had a total revenue of $176.3 million in the 2016-17 school year. 33.9% came from local sources, 54.9% from state sources, and 11.1% from federal sources.

Portsmouth Public Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $12,297 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 33.9% came from local sources, 54.9% from state sources, and 11.1% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Portsmouth Public Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Apr 24, 2024

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Portsmouth Public Schools

$127,122
raised using DonorsChoose
307
projects funded
136
teachers funded
939
donors
16
projects for basic supplies
34
projects for technology
57
projects for books
18
projects for art supplies

Portsmouth Public Schools has received support from 517 individuals from Virginia and 422 individuals out-of-state.