A few facts about PK-8

    Number of students in grades 6-8 in PPS: 9,866
    Percent assigned to a traditional middle school (6-8): 55%
    Percent assigned to a PK-8 (or some variant): 45%
    Of those assigned to a traditional middle school, percent in the Cleveland, Wilson and Lincoln clusters: 57%
    Percent in the Jefferson, Madison and Roosevelt clusters: 8%
    Number of middle schools in the Jefferson, Madison and Roosevelt clusters: 1
    Number of middle schools in the Wilson cluster: 2
    Basic size of FTE budget allotted to teach the entire middle school curriculum in a typical PK-8 with around 75 middle schoolers: about 3
    Size of the FTE budget alloted to teach at a typical middle school with around 450 students: about 20
    Number of middle schoolers at Humboldt: 33
    Number of middle schoolers at Boise-Elliot: 48
    Number of middle schoolers at Robert Gray Middle School: 494

Source: School Profiles & Enrollment Data, 2007-2008, Portland Public Schools

Steve Rawley published PPS Equity from 2008 to 2010, when he moved his family out of the district.

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