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
7 150
8 167
9 158
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 475 students in grades 7th through 9th. Pocahontas Junior High School is the 118th largest public high school in Arkansas and the 11,204th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,204th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arkansas: 118th out of 338
Student/Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 305th out of 338
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arkansas: 165th out of 338

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Pocahontas Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 250
(53%)
486
(54%)
 Female 225
(47%)
413
(46%)

Pocahontas Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 442
(93%)
839
(93%)
 Hispanic 15
(3%)
24
(3%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
18
(2%)
 Black 5
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pocahontas Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 214
(45%)
438
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(42%)
349
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(13%)
112
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pocahontas Junior High School is ranked 138th out of 336 ranked schools in Arkansas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pocahontas Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 57.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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
2013 442
2014 454
2015 475

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
2013 12.7
2014 14.5
2015 15.1

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
2013 0.55656108597285
2014 0.56828193832599
2015 0.54947368421053

Compare Pocahontas Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,231.1% 12.3:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.9%
 
State Average 57.7%
 

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