Demographic Data

Over the years, Portland Public Schools' multilingual student population has grown exponentially and become increasingly more diverse. Currently, the district has over 2,300 students who come from homes where over 60 different languages are spoken. These students represent about 34% of Portland Public Schools’ total enrollment. Over 1,400 of these students are identified as English Language Learners.

Languages in Our Schools 2019-2020

Acholi

Dinka

Korean

Quiche

Afar

Farsi

Luganda

Russian

Albanian

Fur

Lingala

Serbo-Croatian

Arabic

German

Madi

Sidamo

Azerbaijani

Greek

Mandarin

Somali

Balikumbat

Haitian Creole

Mende

Spanish

Bari

Herero

Moru

Swahili

Bengali

Hindi

Namimbian

Swedish

Bulgarian

Italian

Nuer

Tagalog

Burmese

Japanese

Nyanja

Thai

Cantonese

Kazakh

Oromo

Tigrinian

Chinese

Kurdish

Persian

Turkish

CP English

Khmer

Polish

Twi

CP French

Kinyarwanda

Portuguese

Urdu

CP Portuguese

Kinyamulenge

Romanian

Vietnamese

Dari

Kirundi

Qanjobal

Zande

 

 

 

Wolof

 

Multilingual Intake History

Multilingual Intake History

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