Pocatello High School

  • Pocatello High School serves 999 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pocatello High School's student population of 999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students999 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pocatello High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 671 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pocatello High School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#282 out of 671 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
82%
75%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.310.40
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Graduation Rate
93%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePocatello School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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