PROFICIENCY 27% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%POCAHONTAS SCHOOL DISTRICT
31%Pocahontas
28%Arkansas

Pocahontas High School is a school servicing grades 10 to 12 and is located in the district of "POCAHONTAS SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Pocahontas, AR. There are a total of 425 students and 29 teachers at Pocahontas High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 143 free lunch students and 55 reduced lunch students.

Pocahontas High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 3% lower than the Arkansas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students425
Teachers29.1
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch143
Reduced lunch55

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment145
Taking some courses145
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses44
Passing no courses98

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Pocahontas High School, there are a total of 145 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 145 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Pocahontas High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArkansasNational
Caucasian 92.0% 92.1% 64.2% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 0.9% 19.7% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 3.5% 11.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.6% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 2.2% 1.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Pocahontas Junior High School42%0.2Pocahontas, AR
M.d. Williams Intermediate School26%0.2Pocahontas, AR
Maynard High School20%10.6Maynard, AR
Maynard Elementary School15%10.6Maynard, AR

Pocahontas demographics profile

StatisticPocahontasArkansasNational
Population6,4702,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8865591
Median age38.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%58%55%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%

Education level achieved in Pocahontas

IndexPocahontasArkansasNational
Completed 8th grade83.4%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%79.0%83.0%
Completed some college48.8%50.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%27.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.7%21.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%7.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%
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Source: The Pocahontas High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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