School Details

Poteau High School

100 Mockingbird Lane, Poteau, OK 74953
(918) 647-7716
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 624 students 16 students/teacher (OK avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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81%

Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests End-of-Instruction Exams (OCCT EOI)

In 2008-2009 Oklahoma used the Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests End-of-Instruction (OCCT EOI) exams to test students in high school in algebra I, algebra II, English II, English III, geometry, biology I and U.S. history upon completion of each course. The OCCT EOI is a high school graduation requirement. The OCCT EOI exams are standards-based tests, which means they measure specific skills defined for each subject by the state of Oklahoma. The goal is for all students to score at or above the satisfactory level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Poteau School District average
  • Oklahoma state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Poteau High School is a public high school in Poteau. The principal of Poteau High School is Cory Wood. 624 students attend Poteau High School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 50% of the 624 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Poteau High School is 16:1. Howe High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 67% 58%
Native American or Native Alaskan 32% 30%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 22% %
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.8%
Asian 1% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 64%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    PHS has one of the best Principals it has EVER had in my opinion. He is easy to talk to listens very closely to what you have to say & resolves issues very quickly. Burl Faulk II

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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