Pocahontas Area High School



Pocahontas Area High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pocahontas Area High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 52
8 60
9 67
10 56
11 50
12 44

Pocahontas Area High School is a public high school of the Pocahontas Area Community School District located in Pocahontas, IA. It has 329 students in grades 7th through 12th. Pocahontas Area High School is the 145th largest public high school in Iowa and the 13,862nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 329
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,862nd out of 0
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 145th out of 0
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 179th out of 0
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 146th out of 0

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Pocahontas Area High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 168
(51%)
174
(51%)
 Male 161
(49%)
165
(49%)

Pocahontas Area High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 303
(92%)
311
(92%)
 Hispanic 20
(6%)
21
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pocahontas Area High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 209
(64%)
216
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 93
(28%)
94
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(8%)
29
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pocahontas Area High School is ranked 120th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pocahontas Area High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pocahontas Area High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 433
2006 262
2007 232
2008 212
2009 223
2010 201
2011 206
2012 329

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 11.2
2007 9.5
2008 9.1
2009 8.4
2010 10.2
2011 10.3
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29561200923788
2006 0.20610687022901
2007 0.24568965517241
2008 0.25943396226415
2009 0.31390134529148
2010 0.33333333333333
2011 0.33009708737864
2012 0.36474164133739

Compare Pocahontas Area High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 36.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pocahontas Area High School
Pocahontas, IA
Public 07 - 12 329 12.9:1  
Laurens-Marathon High School
Laurens, IA
Public 09 - 12 102 7.1:1 13 miles
Manson Northwest Webster Junior High/High School
Manson, IA
Public 07 - 12 337 13:1 16 miles
Newell-Fonda High School
Newell, IA
Public 09 - 12 135 8.8:1 19 miles
West Bend-Mallard High School
West Bend, IA
Public 09 - 12 115 9.4:1 20 miles
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