Pocahontas School District

2300 N Park
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Pocahontas School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,993 students in Pocahontas School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Pocahontas School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 40% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
1,993 Students
486,305 Students
# Teachers
189 Teachers
38,542 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Pocahontas School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 255 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#176 out of 260 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pocahontas   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocahontas   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocahontas   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pocahontas   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.59
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,872 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
18 Students
8,371 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
69 Students
66,327 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
14%
# Black Students
15 Students
96,156 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
1,613 Students
290,929 Students
% White Students
81%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
201 Students
4,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
10%
1%
# Two or more races Students
72 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
56
13,301
# Students in K Grade:
141
34,791
# Students in 1st Grade:
132
35,574
# Students in 2nd Grade:
154
35,591
# Students in 3rd Grade:
152
35,588
# Students in 4th Grade:
149
35,518
# Students in 5th Grade:
152
36,235
# Students in 6th Grade:
179
37,641
# Students in 7th Grade:
150
38,785
# Students in 8th Grade:
153
39,096
# Students in 9th Grade:
138
37,426
# Students in 10th Grade:
172
37,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
128
35,524
# Students in 12th Grade:
137
33,799
# Ungraded Students:
-
336

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,722 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,454. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,997 is less than the state median of $11,200. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$19 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pocahontas   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$18 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Pocahontas   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,722
$11,454
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pocahontas   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,997
$11,200
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pocahontas   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Pocahontas School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pocahontas Junior High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2405 N Park
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 892-4573
Grades: 7-9
| 441 students
Rank: #22.
M.d. Williams Intermediate School
Math: 33% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 N Park
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 892-4573
Grades: 3-6
| 632 students
Rank: #33.
Pocahontas High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2312 Stadium Dr
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 892-4573
Grades: 10-12
| 437 students
Rank: n/an/a
1707 Highland
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 892-4573
Grades: PK-2
| 483 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,993 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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