South Pontotoc High School



South Pontotoc High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South 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
9 135
10 137
11 103
12 97
UG 6

South Pontotoc High School is a public high school of the Pontotoc County School District located in Pontotoc, MS. It has 478 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Pontotoc High School is the 150th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 11,148th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 478
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.52

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South Pontotoc High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 262
(55%)
643
(51%)
 Male 216
(45%)
613
(49%)

South Pontotoc High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 400
(84%)
996
(79%)
 Black 45
(9%)
159
(13%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
99
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Pontotoc High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 226
(47%)
549
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(46%)
618
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
89
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Pontotoc High School is ranked 193rd out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Pontotoc High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) 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.

South Pontotoc High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 465
2006 453
2007 420
2008 422
2009 408
2010 465
2011 457
2012 457
2013 443
2014 464
2015 478

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.2
2007 16.3
2008 15.5
2009 14.3
2010 16.3
2011 16
2012 13.6
2013 13.6
2014 12.4
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40645161290323
2006 0.41501103752759
2007 0.46190476190476
2008 0.50710900473934
2009 0.55147058823529
2010 0.56774193548387
2011 0.5601750547046
2012 0.55361050328228
2013 0.50112866817156
2014 0.53448275862069
2015 0.52719665271967

Compare South Pontotoc High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.7%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Pontotoc High School
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Public 09 - 12 478 14.3:1  
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Public KG - 12 638 16.9:1 18 miles
New Albany High School
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Public 09 - 12 566 17.5:1 19 miles
Tupelo High School
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Private PK - 12 66 7:1 20 miles
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