Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School

  • Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School serves 337 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School operates within the Pocahontas Area Community School District.
  • Pocahontas Area Community School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 337 students has grown by 63% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 337 students
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
n/a
2%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Asian Students (1998-2006)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Black Students (2001-2013)
White
94%
78%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
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.
0.12 0.22
Pocahontas Area Middle/ 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.
n/a n/a
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Pocahontas Area Community School District's student population of 659 students has grown by 28% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,086 is higher than the state average of $12,789. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,028 is higher than the state average of $12,315. The district spending/student has declined by 31% over four years.
School District Name Pocahontas Area Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 659 673
Pocahontas Area Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Pocahontas Area Community School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $9 MM
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $11 MM $8 MM
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $15,086 $12,789
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $14,028 $12,315
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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