Pontotoc, MS
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Pontotoc Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Pontotoc


Pontotoc City Schools School District Details

Pontotoc City Schools School District
140 Education Drive
Pontotoc, MS 38863

2,261 Students enrolled in District

5 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Pontotoc City Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
D T Cox Elementary School
304 Clark Street
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
03-04
Pontotoc Elementary School
145 Fred Dowdy Street
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
KG-02
Pontotoc High School
123 North Main Street
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
09-12
Pontotoc Junior High School
132 North Main Street
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
07-08
Pontotoc Middle School
135 Education Drive
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
05-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.3% 46.0%
Black 28.6% 49.4%
Hispanic 10.8% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.3% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.7% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,826 $11,148,060 58.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $242 $559,020 2.9%
Staff $288 $665,280 3.5%
General Administration $184 $425,040 2.2%
School Administration $477 $1,101,870 5.8%
Operation $693 $1,600,830 8.4%
Transportation $303 $699,930 3.7%
Other $258 $595,980 3.1%
Total Support $2,445 $5,647,950 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $952 $2,199,120 11.6%
Total Expenditures $8,223 $18,995,130 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,564 $2,201,569,426 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $193,040,303 4.5%
Staff $386 $186,424,288 4.3%
General Administration $254 $122,567,030 2.8%
School Administration $491 $236,665,075 5.5%
Operation $897 $432,783,886 10.0%
Transportation $412 $198,883,330 4.6%
Other $202 $97,421,664 2.3%
Total Support $3,043 $1,467,848,840 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $642,864,520 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,939 $4,312,257,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Pontotoc Co School Dist School District Details

Pontotoc Co School Dist School District
285 Highway 15 Bypass South
Pontotoc, MS 38863

3,548 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Pontotoc Co School Dist School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
North Pontotoc Elementary School
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS, 38841
PK-04
North Pontotoc High School
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS, 38841
07-12
North Pontotoc Upper Elementary School
1620 Old Highway 15
Ecru, MS, 38841
05-06
Pontotoc Co Alternative Program School
354 Center Ridge Drive
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
05-12
Pontotoc Ridge Career & Tech. Cnt. School
354 Center Ridge Drive
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
10-12
South Pontotoc Elementary School
1523 South Pontotoc Road
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
PK-05
South Pontotoc High School
1523 South Pontotoc Road
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
09-12
South Pontotoc Middle School
1523 South Pontotoc Road
Pontotoc, MS, 38863
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.5% 46.0%
Black 9.7% 49.4%
Hispanic 8.6% 3.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 1.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 65.1% 73.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 55.7% 66.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 6.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,490 $15,979,910 57.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $260 $925,340 3.3%
Staff $478 $1,701,202 6.1%
General Administration $171 $608,589 2.2%
School Administration $387 $1,377,333 5.0%
Operation $499 $1,775,941 6.4%
Transportation $441 $1,569,519 5.7%
Other $68 $242,012 0.9%
Total Support $2,304 $8,199,936 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,007 $3,583,913 12.9%
Total Expenditures $7,801 $27,763,759 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,564 $2,201,569,426 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $400 $193,040,303 4.5%
Staff $386 $186,424,288 4.3%
General Administration $254 $122,567,030 2.8%
School Administration $491 $236,665,075 5.5%
Operation $897 $432,783,886 10.0%
Transportation $412 $198,883,330 4.6%
Other $202 $97,421,664 2.3%
Total Support $3,043 $1,467,848,840 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,333 $642,864,520 14.9%
Total Expenditures $8,939 $4,312,257,503 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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