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North Pontotoc High School

Traditional Public School

8324 Hwy 15 North

Ecru, MS 38841

662-489-5612

Overview

North Pontotoc High School serves 570 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $9,311.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,311/Child

Demographics

North Pontotoc High School serves 570 students. This high-poverty school body is 73.51% White and 10.53% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 36
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 87%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 570

By Grade:

  •       9: 139
  •       10: 140
  •       11: 153
  •       12: 127
  •       Special Secondary: 11

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 11%
  •       Hispanic: 14%
  •       White: 74%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 235
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 85%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 12
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,524

By Grade:

  •       K: 265
  •       Special Elementary: 35
  •       1: 289
  •       2: 270
  •       3: 277
  •       4: 233
  •       5: 246
  •       6: 274
  •       7: 268
  •       8: 277
  •       9: 263
  •       10: 285
  •       11: 268
  •       12: 243
  •       Special Secondary: 39
  •       Other: -8

Community

Pontotoc County

Total Population: 32,174

  •       Males: 15,735
  •       Females: 16,439

Growth: 7.40%
Number of Households: 11,172
Median Income: $53,272

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 12,859 13,448 26,307 5%
Black or African American 2,418 2,614 5,032 20%
Asian-American 73 65 138 138%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 15 4 19 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 100 93 193 16%
Hispanic American 1,219 1,128 2,347 27%
Two or more races 270 215 485 31%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 83.07%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 51%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 59%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.8 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 134 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15.6
Mathematics: 16.4
Reading: 17.2
Science: 17.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 46.5%
Mathematics Proficiency: 66.7%
English Proficiency: 38.5%
Science Proficiency: 54.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 584
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

North Pontotoc High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,311.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,311

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,965

Federal

Per-student Spending: $415

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