North Pontotoc Elementary School

  • North Pontotoc Elementary School serves 780 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North Pontotoc Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • North Pontotoc Elementary School's student population of 780 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students780 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Pontotoc Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of North Pontotoc Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#334 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of North Pontotoc Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
16%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
11%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
72%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Pontotoc Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.450.58
This chart display the diversity score of North Pontotoc Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Pontotoc Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePontotoc County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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