Pontotoc High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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
123 North Main Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone
(662) 489-1275
District
PONTOTOC CITY SCHOOLS
County
PONTOTOC COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
659
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.7% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Pontotoc High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53.29 42
Proficiency in Reading 59.17 40
Proficiency in Math 47.413793 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.41
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.00
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 190 28.8%
Grade 10 156 23.7%
Grade 11 158 24.0%
Grade 12 147 22.3%
Total 659 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 62.8% 58.5% 45.2%
Black 30.4% 28.4% 49.3%
Hispanic 6.6% 12.8% 3.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.0% 66.4% 74.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.0% 59.0% 68.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 7.3% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 12,372 2,984,100
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 121.8 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.4% 20.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.7% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.0% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 13.9% 14.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,221 1,103,514
Single Parent Households With Children 14.8% 14.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 78.7% 83.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.4% 21.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.6% 5.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.8% 9.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 10.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.6% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.9% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.7% 19.1%
$15,000 or less 14.7% 18.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,185 $11,775,135 60.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $338 $767,598 4.0%
Staff $238 $540,498 2.8%
General Administration $215 $488,265 2.5%
School Administration $473 $1,074,183 5.6%
Operation $688 $1,562,448 8.1%
Transportation $306 $694,926 3.6%
Other $310 $704,010 3.6%
Total Support $2,568 $5,831,928 30.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $765 $1,737,315 9.0%
Total Expenditures $8,519 $19,346,649 100.0%
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%