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Ponchatoula Junior High School

315 East Oak St
Ponchatoula LA, 70454, Tangipahoa County
Phone: 985-370-5322

Ranking: (550 out of 947, bottom 42%)*
Type: Regular Middle School
Status: Currently Operational
Grade: Grade 7 to Grade 8
School District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Title I Eligible School: Yes School-Wide Title I: NA
Magnet: NA
Charter: NA
Shared-Time School: NA

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Teachers:40 37 40 40 41 37 38 
Total Students:776 751 720 759 736 722 692 
Grade 7:39050.3%36448.5%34648.1%37449.3%38552.3%36851.0%34349.6%
Grade 8:38649.7%38751.5%37451.9%38550.7%35147.7%35449.0%34950.4%
Student By Gender:
Student By Races:
American Indian/Alaska Native:00.0%20.3%20.3%00.0%10.1%20.3%20.3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander:10.1%00.0%00.0%00.0%NANANANANANA
Two or More Races:40.5%40.5%00.0%10.1%NANANANANANA
Lunch Program:
Free Lunch Program Eligible:46960.4%42756.9%40656.4%39151.5%33345.2%33346.1%26638.4%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible:617.9%638.4%577.9%466.1%648.7%689.4%568.1%
Student-Teacher Ratio:19.40 20.30 18.00 18.99 17.95 19.50 18.20 

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreSchool DistrictState Average
2009English Language Arts10th Grade% met std75%61%62%
2009Mathematics10th Grade% met std67%57%59%
2009Science10th Grade% met std74%55%55%
2009Social Studies10th Grade% met std76%64%58%
2007English Language Arts7th Grade% met std61%57%59%
2008English Language Arts7th Grade% met std70%61%61%
2009English Language Arts7th Grade% met std63%60%62%
2010English Language Arts7th Grade% met std65%60%68%
2011English Language Arts7th Grade% met std67%63%69%
2012English Language Arts7th Grade% met std69%57%69%
2013English Language Arts7th Grade% met std73%66%69%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std60%51%59%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std59%48%55%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std56%54%63%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std59%55%68%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std62%56%67%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std66%57%70%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std65%54%69%
2007Science7th Grade% met std51%49%53%
2008Science7th Grade% met std62%51%53%
2009Science7th Grade% met std54%52%59%
2010Science7th Grade% met std62%51%61%
2011Science7th Grade% met std61%53%62%
2012Science7th Grade% met std65%52%64%
2013Science7th Grade% met std69%55%62%
2007Social Studies7th Grade% met std64%59%59%
2008Social Studies7th Grade% met std66%58%60%
2009Social Studies7th Grade% met std68%63%65%
2010Social Studies7th Grade% met std68%62%67%
2011Social Studies7th Grade% met std62%56%65%
2012Social Studies7th Grade% met std66%57%66%
2013Social Studies7th Grade% met std70%64%67%
2007English Language Arts8th Grade% met std65%55%57%
2008English Language Arts8th Grade% met std62%56%57%
2009English Language Arts8th Grade% met std75%61%62%
2012English Language Arts8th Grade% met std71%61%67%
2013English Language Arts8th Grade% met std71%60%69%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std65%54%55%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std60%53%58%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std67%57%59%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std62%55%64%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std61%57%66%
2007Science8th Grade% met std67%54%54%
2008Science8th Grade% met std63%52%53%
2009Science8th Grade% met std74%55%55%
2012Science8th Grade% met std68%55%61%
2013Science8th Grade% met std68%59%64%
2007Social Studies8th Grade% met std67%57%55%
2008Social Studies8th Grade% met std62%56%53%
2009Social Studies8th Grade% met std76%64%58%
2012Social Studies8th Grade% met std68%60%67%
2013Social Studies8th Grade% met std68%60%67%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:73.7%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:26.3%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:15.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:21.1%
Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:78.9%
Mean Base Salary:$41,118.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$34,378.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:$42,915.0

* Ponchatoula Junior High School was rated 3 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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