North Pontotoc High School

8324 Hwy 15 North

Ecru, MS 38841-9749

Tel: (662)489-5612
Grades 7-12
742 students
North Pontotoc High School serves 742 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
North Pontotoc High School operates within the Pontotoc County School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 742 students has grown by 43% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 742 students
North Pontotoc High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % North Pontotoc High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
North Pontotoc High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade North Pontotoc High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
North Pontotoc High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
6%
3%
North Pontotoc High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
15%
49%
North Pontotoc High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
79%
45%
North Pontotoc High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups North Pontotoc High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.31
North Pontotoc High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
65%
North Pontotoc High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
North Pontotoc High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,559 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,617 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,849 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Pontotoc County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 3,559 2,273
Pontotoc County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 64%
Pontotoc County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $20 MM
Pontotoc County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Pontotoc County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,617 $9,638
Pontotoc County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,849 $9,666
Pontotoc County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Ingomar (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Pontotoc Upper E Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Pontotoc Elementary School (0 miles away)
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