2312 Stadium Dr
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pocahontas High School serves 437 students in grades 10-12.
Pocahontas High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AR)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pocahontas High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Pocahontas High School's student population of 437 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 136% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
437 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Pocahontas High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pocahontas High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#706 out of 993 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
14%
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Black
n/a
20%
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White
84%
60%
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Hawaiian
9%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pocahontas High School's ranking?

Pocahontas High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).

What is the graduation rate of Pocahontas High School?

The graduation rate of Pocahontas High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.

How many students attend Pocahontas High School?

437 students attend Pocahontas High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Pocahontas High School students are White, 9% of students are Hawaiian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pocahontas High School?

Pocahontas High School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Pocahontas High School offer ?

Pocahontas High School offers enrollment in grades 10-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Pocahontas High School part of?

Pocahontas High School is part of Pocahontas School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Enrollment: 437 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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