South Pontotoc Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1523 South Pontotoc Road
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone
(662) 489-5941
District
PONTOTOC CO SCHOOL DIST
County
PONTOTOC COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
834
Classroom Teachers
48

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

8

(10 is best)

Better than 72.9% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

South Pontotoc Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 46
Proficiency in Reading 52 45
Proficiency in Math 49 46

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 52 45
Proficiency in Reading 46 45
Proficiency in Math 57 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 35
Proficiency in Reading 37 36
Proficiency in Math 54 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.42
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.85
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 154 18.5%
Grade 1 137 16.4%
Grade 2 113 13.5%
Grade 3 153 18.3%
Grade 4 132 15.8%
Grade 5 130 15.6%
Total 834 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.4% 78.8% 45.2%
Black 8.6% 10.7% 49.3%
Hispanic 6.0% 10.0% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.4% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 70.3% 65.3% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 58.5% 54.2% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.8% 11.1% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,703 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 46.8 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.6% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.0% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.2% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.3% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,624 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 14.7% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 74.2% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 11.8% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 2.4% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.9% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.5% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.6% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 16.5% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,626 $16,963,542 60.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $298 $1,092,766 3.9%
Staff $395 $1,448,465 5.2%
General Administration $164 $601,388 2.2%
School Administration $428 $1,569,476 5.6%
Operation $449 $1,646,483 5.9%
Transportation $387 $1,419,129 5.1%
Other $70 $256,690 0.9%
Total Support $2,191 $8,034,397 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $828 $3,036,276 10.8%
Total Expenditures $7,645 $28,034,215 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,959 $2,407,652,272 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $449 $217,905,171 4.7%
Staff $410 $198,999,682 4.3%
General Administration $289 $140,459,957 3.0%
School Administration $525 $254,709,295 5.5%
Operation $896 $434,764,003 9.4%
Transportation $403 $195,690,885 4.2%
Other $224 $108,750,708 2.3%
Total Support $3,195 $1,551,252,637 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,385 $672,473,400 14.5%
Total Expenditures $9,540 $4,631,370,250 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%