Pontotoc Junior High School



Pontotoc Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pontotoc Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 164
8 185
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 6

Pontotoc Junior High School is a public high school of the Pontotoc City School District located in Pontotoc, MS. It has 355 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.43

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Pontotoc Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 179
(50%)
509
(51%)
 Female 176
(50%)
482
(49%)

Pontotoc Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 211
(59%)
611
(62%)
 Black 110
(31%)
296
(30%)
 Hispanic 29
(8%)
67
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
15
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pontotoc Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 187
(53%)
476
(48%)
 Not Eligible 143
(40%)
436
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
79
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Pontotoc Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is slightly 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 780
2006 762
2007 729
2008 717
2009 345
2010 350
2011 353
2012 381
2013 350
2014 336
2015 355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 14.3
2007 13.4
2008 12.6
2009 10.4
2010 9.4
2011 10.3
2012 11.1
2013 13
2014 14.3
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51666666666667
2006 0.54855643044619
2007 0.53909465020576
2008 0.56903765690377
2009 0.61159420289855
2010 0.59714285714286
2011 0.61189801699717
2012 0.63517060367454
2013 0.67428571428571
2014 0.63690476190476
2015 0.59718309859155

Compare Pontotoc Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 59.7%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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Public 07 - 08 355 14.5:1  
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