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 14:1.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students337 students
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradePocahontas Area Middle/ High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Asian Students (1998-2006)
Hispanic
4%
10%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Black Students (2000-2014)
White
94%
78%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPocahontas Area Middle/ High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA 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.
0.120.38
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
30%
34%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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%
Pocahontas Area Middle/ High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pocahontas Area Community School District's student population of 659 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,141 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 23% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,111 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District NamePocahontas Area Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed659673
Pocahontas Area Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate100%92%
Pocahontas Area Community School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$8 MM$7 MM
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$11 MM$7 MM
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,141$11,259
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,111$11,298
Pocahontas Area Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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