Pocahontas Junior High School



Pocahontas Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pocahontas Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 156
8 168
9 162
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pocahontas Junior High School is a public high school of the Pocahontas School District located in Pocahontas, AR. It has 486 students in grades 7th through 9th. Pocahontas Junior High School is the 115th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 10,879th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.34

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Pocahontas Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 267
(55%)
464
(52%)
 Female 219
(45%)
423
(48%)

Pocahontas Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 456
(94%)
822
(93%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Black 8
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
30
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pocahontas Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(43%)
362
(41%)
 Not Eligible 207
(43%)
390
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(15%)
135
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of Pocahontas Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 55.4%. 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 498
2006 488
2007 467
2008 434
2009 457
2010 442
2011 484
2012 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 8.4
2007 8.3
2008 8
2009 11.2
2010 13.5
2011 14.6
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61244979919679
2006 0.62704918032787
2007 0.56745182012848
2008 0.52764976958525
2009 0.56673960612691
2010 0.59954751131222
2011 0.58677685950413
2012 0.57407407407407

Compare Pocahontas Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.2% 12.7:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 55.4%
 
This School 57.4%
 

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