North Pontotoc High School

8324 Hwy 15 North

Ecru, MS 38841-9749

Grades: 7-12

736 students

North Pontotoc High School serves 736 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% 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 67% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 736 students has grown by 50% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 60% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 736 students
North Pontotoc High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
North Pontotoc High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade North Pontotoc High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 15:1 16:1
North Pontotoc High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
6%
3%
North Pontotoc High School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
13%
50%
North Pontotoc High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
81%
45%
North Pontotoc High School White Students (1989-2013)
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.
0.33 0.31
North Pontotoc High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
44%
64%
North Pontotoc High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
9%
8%
North Pontotoc High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,159 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,725 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,912 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Pontotoc County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 4,159 2,147
Pontotoc County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
Pontotoc County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $21 MM
Pontotoc County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
Pontotoc County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,725 $9,999
Pontotoc County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,912 $9,596
Pontotoc County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ingomar Attendance Center (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Pontotoc Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Pontotoc Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • EcruNorth Pontotoc Elementary School
    8324 Hwy 15 North
    EcruMS 38841
    (662)489-5613
    0 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 850 students                      
  • EcruNorth Pontotoc Middle School
    8324 Hwy 15 North
    EcruMS 38841
    (662)489-5612
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 233 students                      
  • EcruNorth Pontotoc Upper Elementary School
    1620 Old Hwy 15
    EcruMS 38841
    (662)489-2295
    0.3 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 253 students                      
  • New AlbanyIngomar Attendance Center
    1384 Cr 101
    New AlbanyMS 38652
    (662)534-2680
    3 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 623 students                      
  • PontotocPontotoc Ridge Career & Technical Cnt. High School
    Vocational School
    354 Center Ridge Dr
    PontotocMS 38863
    (662)489-1826
    Vocational School

    7.8 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      

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