Pontotoc County School District

  • 285 HWY 15 BYPASS SOUTH
  • PONTOTOC, MS 38863
  • (601) 489-3932
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate63.2%63.9%
Dropout Rate1.5%4.6%
Per Pupil Spending$7,052$7,705
Students Per Teacher14.014.7
Number of Schools7-
Number of Students3,327-
Number of (FTE) Teachers237-

District Test Scores

MCT - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Language Arts Test
201055.6%49.2%
200963.2%47.5%
 
Math Test
201074.2%58.8%
200969.0%56.6%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Language Arts Test
201059.3%53.0%
200963.0%52.3%
 
Math Test
201067.5%59.2%
200966.8%57.6%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Language Arts Test
201057.2%51.4%
200956.4%50.6%
 
Math Test
201065.2%58.7%
200962.5%54.8%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Language Arts Test
201054.6%53.0%
200952.3%50.9%
 
Math Test
201056.8%55.8%
200950.6%52.3%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Language Arts Test
201058.9%52.3%
200955.5%46.6%
 
Math Test
201067.0%60.1%
200964.8%55.1%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Language Arts Test
201047.5%45.5%
200961.8%48.4%
 
Math Test
201073.4%60.0%
200967.1%53.9%
 
MST - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Science Test
201065.3%44.9%
200962.0%42.8%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Science Test
201060.7%42.9%
200955.2%40.0%
 
SATP - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
End-of-Course - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
Algebra I Test
201083.9%70.3%
200973.5%62.7%
 
Biology I Test
201082.5%64.9%
200980.3%63.2%
 
English II Test
201067.9%50.7%
200973.0%48.7%
 
US History Test
201076.4%58.2%
200979.8%62.8%
 
Source: MS Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment3,32714.0
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students40
Kindergarten Students316
1st Grade Students293
2nd Grade Students245
3rd Grade Students249
4th Grade Students284
5th Grade Students245
6th Grade Students219
7th Grade Students237
8th Grade Students293
9th Grade Students252
10th Grade Students240
11th Grade Students209
12th Grade Students174
Ungraded Students57
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native2
Asian or Pacific Islander3
Hispanic202
Black (Non-Hispanic)360
White (Non-Hispanic)2,745
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male1,675
Female1,666

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers23714.0
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers14-
Elementary Teachers91-
Secondary Teachers104-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes27-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides54
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors2
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors13
Elementary3
Secondary4
Other7
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians6
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff139
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators6
LEA Administrative Support Staff10
School Administrators9
School Administrative Support Staff14
Student Support Services17
Other Support Services Staff84

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$24,548,000-
Total Local Revenues$4,535,00018.5%
Property Tax$2,762,00011.3%
Cities and Counties$11,0000.04%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$16,0000.07%
Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents$16,0000.07%
School Lunch$479,0002.0%
District Activity Receipts$567,0002.3%
Sale of Property$3,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$185,0000.8%
Private Contributions$106,0000.4%
Miscellaneous$390,0001.6%
Total State Revenues$17,407,00070.9%
General Formula Assistance$16,463,00067.1%
Special Education Programs$19,0000.08%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$141,0000.6%
Vocational Education Programs$360,0001.5%
School Lunch Programs$8,0000.03%
Other Programs$416,0001.7%
Total Federal Revenues$2,606,00010.6%
Through State - Title I$382,0001.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$670,0002.7%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$13,0000.05%
Through State - Title V, Part A$5,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$50,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$1,0000.00%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$899,0003.7%
Through State - Other$467,0001.9%
Direct - Other$119,0000.5%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$23,201,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$15,030,00064.8%
Total Support Services Expenditures$6,730,00029.0%
Student Support$901,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$908,0003.7%
General Administration Support$580,0002.4%
School Administration Support$1,181,0004.8%
Operation and Maintenance Support$1,699,0006.9%
Student Transportation Support$1,270,0005.2%
Other Support Services$191,0000.8%
Total Other Expenditures$1,441,0006.2%
Food Services$1,438,0005.9%
Other Services$3,0000.01%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 63.2%
Total Diploma Count 156
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 31
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12131.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Pontotoc County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 7
  • Students: 3,327
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 237
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NORTH PONTOTOC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS
Public | PK-5
906 18.3

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORTH PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL
Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2004
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS
Public | 9-12
486 14.4

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NORTH PONTOTOC MIDDLE SCHOOL
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS
Public | 6-8
397 13.5

4 out of 5
1 Review
PONTOTOC RIDGE CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER SCHOOL
354 Center Ridge Dr
Pontotoc, MS
Public | 10-12
- -

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SOUTH PONTOTOC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS
Public | PK-5
787 15.8

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SOUTH PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS
Public | 9-12
408 14.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
SOUTH PONTOTOC MIDDLE SCHOOL
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS
Public | 6-8
357 13.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
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