Portola Elementary School

Ventura, CA 93003-0599

Phone: (805) 289-1734
Fax: (805) 289-9987
District: Ventura Unified School District


GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades K-5 • 619 students

Ventura's Portola Elementary School serves grades K-5 in the Ventura Unified School District. It is among the few public elementary schools in California to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10.

Portola Elementary School is a public school in the Ventura Unified School District located in Ventura, CA. The principal of Portola Elementary School is Robert Ruiz. As of 2015, the students are 59% Hispanic; 29.6% White, non-Hispanic; 5% Asian; 3.6% Multiracial; 1.8% Black, non-Hispanic; 1% Filipino; and 0.2% Native American or Native Alaskan. 65.1% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program. 19.4% of students are english learners.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
Hispanic 59%
White, non-Hispanic 29.6%
Asian 5%
Multiracial 3.6%
Black, non-Hispanic 1.8%
Filipino 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2%
Pacific Islander

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65.1%
English learners 19.4%
# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 RiverPark Neighborhood/Subdivision Oxnard CA 2.2 mi
2 Hollywood Beach Neighborhood/Subdivision Oxnard CA 6.6 mi
3 Del Prado Town Homes Neighborhood/Subdivision Camarillo CA 7.3 mi
4 Camarillo Neighborhood/Subdivision Camarillo CA 8.6 mi
5 Foothill Park Neighborhood/Subdivision Camarillo CA 8.7 mi
6 Northridge Neighborhood/Subdivision Northridge CA 40.1 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Ventura Ventura CA 1.7 mi
2 Oxnard Oxnard CA 4.8 mi
3 Central Camarillo Camarillo CA 8.6 mi
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