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South Pontotoc Elementary School

Traditional Public School

1523 South Pontotoc Rd

Pontotoc, MS 38863

662-489-5941

Overview

South Pontotoc Elementary School serves 752 students in grades K-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was A. Per student spending for this school is $7,195.

Grades

K

1

2

3

4

5

Performance

A

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,195/Child

Demographics

South Pontotoc Elementary School serves 752 students. This high-poverty school body is 77.26% White and 8.91% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 50
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 89%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 752

By Grade:

  •       K: 119
  •       Special Elementary: 14
  •       1: 128
  •       2: 128
  •       3: 120
  •       4: 119
  •       5: 124

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 9%
  •       Hispanic: 10%
  •       White: 77%
  •       Two or More: 4%

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

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 55.1%
English Proficiency: 47.8%
Science Proficiency: 72%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 601
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

South Pontotoc Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,195.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,195

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $6,420

Federal

Per-student Spending: $415

Overall Rating

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