Top 10 Best Pontotoc Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,920 students in Pontotoc, MS.
The top ranked public schools in Pontotoc, MS are D T Cox Elementary School, South Pontotoc High School and South Pontotoc Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pontotoc, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Pontotoc have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Pontotoc, MS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
D T Cox Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
304 Clark Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-2454
Grades: 3-4
| 338 students
Rank: #22.
South Pontotoc High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-5925
Grades: 9-12
| 481 students
Rank: #33.
South Pontotoc Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-5941
Grades: K-5
| 764 students
Rank: #44.
Pontotoc Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
135 Education Drive
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-6056
Grades: 5-6
| 324 students
Rank: #55.
South Pontotoc Middle School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-3476
Grades: 6-8
| 377 students
Rank: #66.
Pontotoc High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
123 North Main Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-1275
Grades: 9-12
| 652 students
Rank: #77.
Pontotoc Junior High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
132 North Main Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-8360
Grades: 7-8
| 404 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pontotoc Co Alternative Program
Alternative School
354 Center Ridge Drive
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-4812
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
145 Fred Dowdy Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-4973
Grades: PK-2
| 580 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pontotoc Ridge Career & Tech. Cnt.
Vocational School
354 Center Ridge Drive
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-1826
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Pontotoc, MS?
The top ranked public schools in Pontotoc, MS include D T Cox Elementary School, South Pontotoc High School and South Pontotoc Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Pontotoc, MS?
10 public schools are located in Pontotoc, MS.
What is the racial composition of students in Pontotoc, MS?
Pontotoc, MS public schools minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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