Pocahontas Area High School

Pocahontas Area High School serves 331 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Pocahontas Area High School operates within the Pocahontas Area Community School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 331 students has grown by 56% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 331 students
Pocahontas Area High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pocahontas Area High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Pocahontas Area High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Pocahontas Area High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Pocahontas Area High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.10 0.22
Pocahontas Area 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.
24%
34%
Pocahontas Area High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
11%
7%
Pocahontas Area High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 685 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,185 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 48% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,501 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 100% over four years.
School District Name Pocahontas Area Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 685 670
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $7 MM
Pocahontas Area Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $11 MM $7 MM
Pocahontas Area Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,185 $11,259
Pocahontas Area Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,501 $11,298
Pocahontas Area Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pocahontas Area Regional Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Laurens-marathon Middle School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocahontas Area Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pocahontas Pocahontas Area Elementary School
    0.2 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 135 students208 1st Ave Sw
    PocahontasIA 50574
    (712)335-4642
    0.2PK-6135
  • PocahontasPocahontas Area Regional Learning Center
    Alternative School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 12 students202 1st Ave Sw
    PocahontasIA 50574
    (712)335-5971
    0.29-1212
  • Gilmore CityGilmore City Elementary School
    11.7 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 44 students402 Se East Ave
    Gilmore CityIA 50541
    (515)373-6124
    11.7KG-644
  • LaurensLaurens-marathon Elementary School
    12.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 151 students300 West Garfield
    LaurensIA 50554
    (712)841-5000
    12.3PK-5151
  • LaurensLaurens-marathon High School
    12.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 86 students300 West Garfield
    LaurensIA 50554
    (712)841-5000
    12.39-1286

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