205 1st Ave NW
Pocahontas, IA. 50574
Pocahontas Area Middle School / High School is housed in a new, state of the art, multi-million dollar building. The building includes the latest and most up to date innovations in lighting, technology, security, climate control and structural design.
In addition, the MS / HS boasts a talented, knowledgeable and compassionate staff. This includes the classroom teachers, teacher associates, administrative assistants, kitchen staff, custodial staff and those that work to make the building a great place for students to receive their education.
The facility boasts a one to one computer initiative that puts a laptop computer into the hands of all students and staff. Nearly 30 college credit courses are offered to students at the high school level. Numerous opportunities are provided to guide students through the
technology age in which they live. The core required courses offerings as well as elective courses offerings are among the best in the area.
An outstanding set of extra-curricular opportunities are offered to students, ranging from athletics, music, speech, drama, mock trial, electrathon, Spanish club, FFA, as well as others.
Two student run businesses are housed within the building. They are a laser shop and foods entrepreneurship which provides a monthly public meal. Both businesses are very successful, and are well respected throughout the entire area.
Pocahontas Area MS / HS is a Character Counts school, which also offers students a very solid mentor / mentee program. Both programs help to contribute to the outstanding learning environment that exists within the building.