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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pocatello High School's student population of 1,010 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,010 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 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)
Overall School Rank
33%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocatello High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocatello High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pocatello High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pocatello High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
1%
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White
85%
76%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pocatello High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.270.30
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Graduation Rate
92%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Pocatello High School and public school graduation rate of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pocatello High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pocatello High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocatello School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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