School Details

South Pontotoc Middle School

1523 South Pontotoc Rd, Pontotoc, MS 38863
(662) 489-3476
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 & ungraded 324 students 15 students/teacher (MS avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

78%
71%
57%
72%
77%
63%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pontotoc Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
68%
63%
79%
72%
66%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
98%
98%
93%

Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Writing Assessment Program (MWAP) to test students in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing. The MWAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above 2 on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pontotoc Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
53%
55%
63%
69%
73%

Mississippi Curriculum Test (MCT)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Curriculum Test, 2nd Edition (MCT2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts and math. The MCT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
65%
67%
64%

Mississippi Science Test (MST)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Mississippi Science Test (MST) to test students in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MST is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pontotoc Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

96%
90%
78%

Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP)

In 2011-2012 Mississippi used the Subject Assessment Testing Program (SATP) to test students in English II, writing, algebra I, biology I and U.S. history at the completion of each course. Students must pass all parts of the SATP in order to graduate from high school. The SATP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Mississippi. The goal is for all students to pass the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pontotoc Co School Dist average
  • Mississippi state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

South Pontotoc Middle School is a public middle school. 324 children attend South Pontotoc Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 65% of the 324 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at South Pontotoc Middle School is 15:1. Pontotoc Junior High School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 86% 83%
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 11%
Hispanic 6% 6%
Multiracial 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.06%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 59%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    i went to this school its a very good school. the teachers care about you and teaches you well. this is the best school a child can go to. i love it wish i could return.

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