Mississippi Pontotoc County Public Schools

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Pontotoc County, MS

Map of Pontotoc County, MSPontotoc County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 497.4 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 56.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 53.9%. On the 2000 census form, 99.5% of the population reported only one race, with 14.0% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 1.8% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.62 persons compared to an average family size of 3.08 persons.

In 2005 manufacturing was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $27,401. Per capita income grew by 16.6% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 28,208 Covered Employment 11,664
Growth (%) since 1990 26.9% Average wage per job $26,683
Households (2000) 10,097 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 61.1%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 13,792 Average wage per job $27,401
Unemployment Rate (2005) 6.2 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 5.3%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $22,156 Average wage per job $48,450
Median Household Income (2003) $33,810 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 13.2 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 66.7 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 1.6%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 11.4 Average wage per job $27,804

1. D T COX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 140 Education Drive, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-2454
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 377 3-4

2. NORTH PONTOTOC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 8324 Hwy 15 North, Ecru, MS 38841
Phone: (662) 489-5613
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 846
Grades: PK-5

3. NORTH PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 8324 Hwy 15 North, Ecru, MS 38841
Phone: (662) 489-5612
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 517
Grades: 9-12

4. NORTH PONTOTOC MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 8324 Hwy 15 North, Ecru, MS 38841
Phone: (662) 489-2479
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 402
Grades: 6-8

5. PONTOTOC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 140 Education Drive, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-4973
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 523
Grades: KG-2

6. PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 140 Education Drive, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-1275
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 658
Grades: 8-12

7. PONTOTOC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 140 Education Drive, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-6197
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 717 5-12

8. PONTOTOC RIDGE CAREER & TECH. CNT.
Address: 354 Center Ridge Drive, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-1826
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 0
Grades: 10-12

9. SOUTH PONTOTOC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 1523 South Pontotoc Road, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-5925
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 748
Grades: PK-5

10. SOUTH PONTOTOC HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 1523 South Pontotoc Road, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-5925
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 422
Grades: 9-12

11. SOUTH PONTOTOC MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 1523 South Pontotoc Road, Pontotoc, MS 38863
Phone: (662) 489-3476
County: Pontotoc County
Enrollment: 392
Grades: 6-8