Public Schools in Portland, Indiana

There are 5 Public Schools in Portland, Indiana, serving a population of 6,068 people in an area of 5 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,213 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Indiana, Portland is ranked 268th of 865 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 289th of 865 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Portland Public Schools

Find Portland, Indiana public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


East Elementary School 705 East Tallman Street Portland, IN

East Jay County Middle School 225 East Water Street Portland, IN

General Shanks Elementary School 414 East Floral Avenue Portland, IN

Jay County High School 2072 Indiana 67 Portland, IN

Judge Haynes Elementary School 800 High St Portland, IN

About Portland Public Schools

Portland Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Portland, IN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Indiana, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Portland Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Portland school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Portland Public School Statistics

Find Portland Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Portland Public School Enrollment
 PortlandJay County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment132 (100.0%)290 (91.5%)
Kindergarten Enrollment85 (74.6%)268 (84.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)230 (83.0%)853 (88.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)265 (86.6%)1,136 (90.9%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)258 (84.3%)1,221 (95.2%)
Portland Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 PortlandJay County
Less than 9th Grade Education276 (6.9%)768 (5.5%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)560 (14.0%)1,613 (11.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,867 (46.6%)6,637 (47.8%)