Pocahontas Area High School

Pocahontas Area High School serves 329 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
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 329 students has grown by 41% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 329 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 13:1 14:1
Hispanic
7%
9%
White
93%
80%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 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.
28%
34%
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 820 students has grown by 32% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,963 is higher than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,043 is higher than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Pocahontas Area Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 820 678
Graduation Rate 100% 91%
District Total Revenue $7 MM $7 MM
District Spending $7 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,963 $11,087
District Spending / Student $12,043 $10,614
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 Grades Students
  • PocahontasPocahontas Area Regional Learning Center
    Alternative School
    202 1st Ave Sw
    PocahontasIA 50574
    (712)335-5971
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 10 students                      
  • Pocahontas Pocahontas Area Elementary School
    208 1st Ave Sw
    PocahontasIA 50574
    (712)335-4642
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 244 students                      
  • Gilmore CityGilmore City-bradgate Middle School
    402 Se East Ave
    Gilmore CityIA 50541
    (515)373-6124
    11.7 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 13 students                      
  • Gilmore CityGilmore City Elementary School
    402 Se East Ave
    Gilmore CityIA 50541
    (515)373-6124
    11.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 50 students                      
  • LaurensLaurens-marathon Elementary School
    300 West Garfield
    LaurensIA 50554
    (712)841-5000
    12.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 140 students                      

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