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Pontotoc Junior High School

Traditional Public School

132 North Main Street

Pontotoc, MS 38863

662-489-8360

Overview

Pontotoc Junior High School serves 363 students in grades 7-8. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $9,679.

Grades

7

8

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$9,679/Child

Demographics

Pontotoc Junior High School serves 363 students. This high-poverty school body is 47.93% White and 29.20% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 28
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 363

By Grade:

  •       7: 176
  •       8: 176
  •       Other: 11

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 29%
  •       Hispanic: 17%
  •       White: 48%
  •       Other: 6%

District

Teachers
Total: 178
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 75%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 10
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,266

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 20
  •       K: 195
  •       Special Elementary: 21
  •       1: 175
  •       2: 156
  •       3: 172
  •       4: 171
  •       5: 155
  •       6: 206
  •       7: 176
  •       8: 176
  •       9: 172
  •       10: 174
  •       11: 157
  •       12: 119
  •       Special Secondary: 21

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

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 58%
English Proficiency: 38.2%
Science Proficiency: 68.6%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 1,005
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 652
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: 18
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Pontotoc Junior High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $9,679.

Total

Per-student Spending: $9,679

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,064

Federal

Per-student Spending: $491

Overall Rating

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