Pocahontas Junior High School

2405 North Park, Pocahontas, AR 72455 | (870) 892-4573
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Student Enrollment: 457
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Byron B. Busby
  • Fax: (870) 892-8857
  • Website: www.nesc.k12.ar.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Pocahontas School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,317
  • Graduation Rate: 83.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.6
  • Enrolled Students: 1,876

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 457
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 228 (49.9%)
  • Females: 229 (50.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 70 (15.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 189 (41.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 259 (56.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pocahontas Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.7%
Black51.1%
Asian--
Hispanic112.4%
White42793.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pocahontas Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade14631.9%
8th Grade13730.0%
9th Grade17438.1%
Source: AR Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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