South Pontotoc Elementary School

1523 South Pontotoc Road
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
South Pontotoc Elementary School serves 803 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
South Pontotoc Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Pontotoc Elementary School's student population of 803 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students803 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

South Pontotoc Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of South Pontotoc Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#229 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
7%
48%
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White
83%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePontotoc County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Pontotoc Elementary School is South Pontotoc High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Pontotoc Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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