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About This School

Poteau Upper Elementary School is a public elementary school in Poteau. 536 students attend Poteau Upper Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Hispanic. 62% of the 536 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Poteau Upper Elementary School is 15:1. Poteau Primary Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 53% 58%
Native American or Native Alaskan 33% 30%
Hispanic 12% 9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.0% 0.8%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Asian 0.6% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% %
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 62% 56%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    I really loved that school with all my heart and wish I could go back and I'm sure thats how your kids will feel too. That school is like a place that you want to stay at. They teach you lots of thing and give you individule attention. When I needed help with fractions Mrs.Hill constently helped till I got it.

  • (9 years ago)

    My 5th grader loves school. She has had a good relationship with all of her teachers at Poteau and with most of her classmates. The classes are small enough for her to get individual help when she needs it yet the grades are large enough to let her find a place to fit in with other students. The faculty and staff at PUES know their students by name and teachers tailor their teaching styles to the needs of the class. The teachers are fairly upbeat and 'with it' not your stereo-typical teacher who has taught the same year for the entire career. They adapt with changing curriculum including the newest change to Saxton math last year.

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