Portage High School

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Portage High School
6450 US Highway 6
Portage, Indiana, Porter County 46368
United States
Coordinates 41°33′08″N 87°10′11″W / 41.55222°N 87.16972°W / 41.55222; -87.16972Coordinates: 41°33′08″N 87°10′11″W / 41.55222°N 87.16972°W / 41.55222; -87.16972
Type Comprehensive public high school
Opened 1980
School district Portage Township Schools
Principal Max Gill
Faculty 124
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 2,594 (2013-2014)
Student to teacher ratio 20.92
Song Go U Northwestern
Athletics conference Duneland Athletic Conference
Team name Indians
Newspaper Pow Wow
Yearbook Legend
Feeder schools Fegely Middle School
Willowcreek Middle School
TV Station Indians News Network (INN)

Portage High School is a public high school in Portage, Indiana that serves grades 9 through 12.

The school has been in the area since the 1960s but can be dated back to the 1940s. The school serves the Portage, Indiana area as well as the South Haven area of Valparaiso, Indiana and Ogden Dunes, Indiana. The principal is Max Gill.[1] The school offers a wide range of classes including Advanced Placement classes and dual credit enrollment classes.


Portage High School offers a wide range of athletics including:[2]

All sports compete in the Duneland Athletic Conference (DAC).

Portage High School also hosts the 14th oldest MCJROTC unit in the United States.[citation needed]

Portage High School also has a marching band named "The Pride of Portage Marching Band."[3]


The Publications Department produces the school newspaper (the Pow Wow), the student yearbook the (Legend), and a website.[4]

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