South Pontotoc Middle School

1523 South Pontotoc Road
Pontotoc, MS 38863
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
South Pontotoc Middle School serves 410 students in grades 6-8.
South Pontotoc Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 30% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

South Pontotoc Middle School's student population of 410 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

South Pontotoc Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Middle School is 0.27, 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
#398 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
7%
48%
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White
85%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.270.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Middle School is South Pontotoc High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pontotoc Junior High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Pontotoc Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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