Pocahontas Area High School

Pocahontas Area High School serves 206 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 19%.
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 91%.

Overview

The student population of 206 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 206 students
Pocahontas Area High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Students by Grade Pocahontas Area High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Hispanic
4%
9%
Black
1%
5%
White
92%
81%
All Ethnic Groups Pocahontas Area High School Sch Ethnicity Pocahontas Area High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.21
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%
33%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Pocahontas Area Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 586 666
Graduation Rate 100% 91%
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $7 MM
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $7 MM
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,963 $11,087
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,043 $10,614
Pocahontas Area Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pocahontas Area Regional Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gilmore City-bradgate Middle School (11.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pocahontas Area Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PocahontasPocahontas Area Regional Learning Center
    Alternative School
    202 1st Ave Sw
    PocahontasIA 50574
    (712)335-5971
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | 14 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PocahontasHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pocahontas Area Elementary School
    208 1st Ave Sw
    PocahontasIA 50574
    (712)335-4642
    0.2 mi | 236 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • Gilmore CityGilmore City-bradgate Middle School
    402 Se East Ave
    Gilmore CityIA 50541
    (515)373-6124
    11.7 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Gilmore CityGilmore City Elementary School
    402 Se East Ave
    Gilmore CityIA 50541
    (515)373-6124
    11.7 mi | 51 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LaurensLaurens-marathon Elementary School
    300 West Garfield
    LaurensIA 50554
    (712)841-5000
    12.3 mi | 150 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Iowa public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.21, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Iowa is Des Moines Independent Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.