Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School



Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 54
8 53
9 62
10 49
11 59
12 63

Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School is a public high school of the Pocahontas Area Community School District located in Pocahontas, IA. It has 340 students in grades 7th through 12th. Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School is the 150th largest public high school in Iowa and the 13,848th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 340
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,848th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 150th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 136th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 138th out of 366

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Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 174
(51%)
182
(51%)
 Male 166
(49%)
175
(49%)

Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 315
(93%)
330
(92%)
 Hispanic 13
(4%)
14
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
10
(3%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 210
(62%)
212
(59%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 93
(27%)
105
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(11%)
40
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School is ranked 112th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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 Middle/ 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
2013 331
2014 337
2015 340

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
2013 14.6
2014 12.4
2015 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
2013 0.36555891238671
2014 0.3946587537092
2015 0.38235294117647

Compare Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
This School 38.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School
Pocahontas, IA
Public 07 - 12 340 12.9:1  
Laurens-Marathon High School
Laurens, IA
Public 09 - 12 78 18:1 13 miles
Manson Northwest Webster Junior High/High School
Manson, IA
Public 07 - 12 326 12.8:1 16 miles
Newell-Fonda High School
Newell, IA
Public 09 - 12 149 10.1:1 19 miles
West Bend-Mallard High School
West Bend, IA
Public 09 - 12 123 10.1:1 20 miles
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