North Pontotoc High School

8324 Hwy 15 North

Ecru, MS 38841

Tel: (662)489-5612
  • North Pontotoc High School serves 721 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • North Pontotoc High School operates within the Pontotoc County School District.
  • Pontotoc County School District's 65% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 721 students has grown by 44% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 721 students
North Pontotoc High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Pontotoc High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
North Pontotoc High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade North Pontotoc High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
North Pontotoc High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
6%
3%
North Pontotoc High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
14%
49%
North Pontotoc High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
80%
46%
North Pontotoc High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
North Pontotoc High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups North Pontotoc High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.34 0.32
North Pontotoc High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
49%
67%
North Pontotoc High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
8%
7%
North Pontotoc High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pontotoc County School District's student population of 3,548 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 65% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,538 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,801 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Pontotoc County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
5
Number of Students Managed 3,548 2,139
Pontotoc County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 65% 64%
Pontotoc County School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $20 MM
Pontotoc County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $28 MM $20 MM
Pontotoc County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,538 $9,526
Pontotoc County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,801 $9,407
Pontotoc County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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