South Pontotoc High School

1523 South Pontotoc Rd

Pontotoc, MS 38863-9382

Tel: (662)489-5925
Grades: 9-12

457 students

South Pontotoc High School serves 457 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
South 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 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 457 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less 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
Hispanic
4%
3%
Black
10%
50%
White
86%
45%
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.
0.25 0.31
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.
43%
64%
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%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,159 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Pontotoc County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
5
Number of Students Managed 4,159 2,147
Graduation Rate 67% 62%
District Total Revenue $26 MM $21 MM
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,725 $9,999
District Spending / Student $7,912 $9,596
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 Pontotoc Ridge Career & Technical Cnt. High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Pontotoc Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Pontotoc Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PontotocSouth Pontotoc Elementary School
    1523 South Pontotoc Rd
    PontotocMS 38863
    (662)489-5941
    0 mi | 839 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PontotocSouth Pontotoc Middle School
    1523 South Pontotoc Rd
    PontotocMS 38863
    (662)489-3476
    0 mi | 368 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PontotocPontotoc Ridge Career & Technical Cnt. High School
    Vocational School
    354 Center Ridge Dr
    PontotocMS 38863
    (662)489-1826
    Vocational School

    4.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • PontotocPontotoc Elementary School
    145 Fred Dowdy St
    PontotocMS 38863
    (662)489-4973
    4.6 mi | 581 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • PontotocHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pontotoc High School
    123 North Main St
    PontotocMS 38863
    (662)489-1275
    5.2 mi | 663 students | Gr. 8-12                      

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