Pocatello High School

  • Pocatello High School serves 1,010 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Pocatello High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Pocatello High School operates within the Pocatello School District.
  • Pocatello School District's 88% graduation rate is higher than the Idaho state average of 78%.

Top Placements

Pocatello High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Pocatello High School's student population of 1010 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,010 students
Pocatello High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Pocatello High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Pocatello High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradePocatello High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Pocatello High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pocatello High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
Pocatello High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
2%
1%
Pocatello High School American Indian Students (2001-2016)
Asian
n/a
1%
Pocatello High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
11%
18%
Pocatello High School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
1%
1%
Pocatello High School Black Students (2003-2016)
White
85%
76%
Pocatello High School White Students (2001-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Pocatello High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPocatello High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.30
Pocatello High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate
92%
78%
Pocatello High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
38%
Pocatello High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
Pocatello High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Pocatello High School is Pocatello School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Pocatello School District's student population of 12,671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,026 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,937 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NamePocatello School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    26
    2
    Number of Students Managed12,671520
    Pocatello School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate
    88%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$90 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$89 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,026$9,031
    District Spending / Student$6,937$9,000
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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