Pontotoc High School



Pontotoc High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pontotoc High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 162
10 168
11 144
12 157
UG 5

Pontotoc High School is a public high school of the Pontotoc City School District located in Pontotoc, MS. It has 636 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pontotoc High School is the 95th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 8,972nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 636
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.16

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Pontotoc High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 330
(52%)
509
(51%)
 Female 306
(48%)
482
(49%)

Pontotoc High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 400
(63%)
611
(62%)
 Black 186
(29%)
296
(30%)
 Hispanic 38
(6%)
67
(7%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pontotoc High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 293
(46%)
436
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(45%)
476
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(8%)
79
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pontotoc High School is ranked 150th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pontotoc High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) is lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Pontotoc High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 665
2006 640
2007 651
2008 658
2009 685
2010 663
2011 675
2012 663
2013 646
2014 639
2015 636

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 19.2
2007 17.9
2008 18.2
2009 19.3
2010 18.2
2011 18.7
2012 17.5
2013 16.6
2014 16.2
2015 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38045112781955
2006 0.4296875
2007 0.47772657450077
2008 0.48936170212766
2009 0.54598540145985
2010 0.52941176470588
2011 0.53777777777778
2012 0.57315233785822
2013 0.56501547987616
2014 0.53677621283255
2015 0.53930817610063

Compare Pontotoc High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.9%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pontotoc High School
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Public 09 - 12 636 15.8:1  
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Private PK - 10 98 10:1 16 miles
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