Pontotoc school information

IndexPontotocMississippiNational
Average Test Scores70%53%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools889379,235
Total private schoolsn/a20624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Pontotoc are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Pontotoc.
  • 75.3% of people in Pontotoc have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.8% of people in Pontotoc have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Pontotoc have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Pontotoc

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  • D T Cox Elementary School140 Education DriveGrades: 03 - 04Students: 337 · Ratio: 12:175
  • Pontotoc Elementary School140 Education DriveGrades: KG - 02Students: 537 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Pontotoc High School140 Education DriveGrades: 08 - 12Students: 663 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Pontotoc Junior High School140 Education DriveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 35 · Ratio: 10:173
  • Pontotoc Middle School135 Education DriveGrades: 05 - 06Students: 376 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Pontotoc Ridge Career & Tech. Cnt.354 Center Ridge DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • South Pontotoc Elementary School1523 South Pontotoc RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 813 · Ratio: 17:167
  • South Pontotoc High School1523 South Pontotoc RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 465 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • South Pontotoc Middle School1523 South Pontotoc RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 324 · Ratio: 13:167

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Education level achieved in Pontotoc

IndexPontotocMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade75.3%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school72.8%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college45.0%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.0%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters6.7%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Pontotoc (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ecru, MS1,05057%16%
Blue Springs, MS25455%20%
Pontotoc, MS5,75470%2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Battlefield, MO5,75974%9%
Sterling, AK5,74878%14%
Belmar, NJ5,76069%2%
Gardnerville, NV5,76166%3%
Bath, NY5,74762%9%
Pontotoc, MS5,75470%2%
Source: The Pontotoc, MS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.