Pocahontas Area Comm School District

202 1st Ave Sw
Pocahontas, IA 50574
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public elementary school serving 295 students in Pocahontas Area Comm School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Iowa.
Public Elementary School in Pocahontas Area Comm School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Iowa public elementary school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 65% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Iowa public elementary school average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IA)
# Schools
3 Schools
944 Schools
# Students
696 Students
325,837 Students
# Teachers
53 Teachers
23,427 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Pocahontas Area Comm School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 327 school districts in Iowa (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.
This School District
State Average (IA)
#171 out of 327 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pocahontas Area Comm   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
67%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
71%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.45
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,403 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
8,024 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
46 Students
38,802 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
12%
# Black Students
6 Students
21,774 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
600 Students
238,129 Students
% White Students
86%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,678 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
42 Students
16,016 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
17,617
# Students in K Grade:
52
37,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
32
35,185
# Students in 2nd Grade:
41
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
36
35,271
# Students in 4th Grade:
32
34,910
# Students in 5th Grade:
41
35,083
# Students in 6th Grade:
61
36,361
# Students in 7th Grade:
53
26,308
# Students in 8th Grade:
70
24,837
# Students in 9th Grade:
62
1,864
# Students in 10th Grade:
72
1,895
# Students in 11th Grade:
73
1,848
# Students in 12th Grade:
71
1,756
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,256 is higher than the state median of $16,392. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,655 is less than the state median of $15,968. The school district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IA)
Total Revenue
$14 MM
$8,262 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$11 MM
$8,048 MM
This chart display total spending of Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,256
$16,392
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,655
$15,968
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pocahontas Area Comm   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Pocahontas Area Comm School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pocahontas Area Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
208 1st Ave Sw
Pocahontas, IA 50574
(712) 335-4642
Grades: K-6
| 295 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 696 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in IA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 67% (Top 50%)
  • : 71% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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