Pearce Middle School

Pearce Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Pearce Middle School operates within the Austin Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 550 students has grown by 67% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 550 students
Pearce Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Pearce Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pearce Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Pearce Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
Pearce Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
67%
50%
Pearce Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
13%
Pearce Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
3%
31%
Pearce Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pearce Middle School Sch Ethnicity Pearce Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.49 0.64
Pearce Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
91%
44%
Pearce Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Pearce Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 87,549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Austin Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
122
3
Number of Students Managed 87,549 799
Austin Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $1,067 MM $9 MM
District Spending $1,112 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,785 $11,947
District Spending / Student $13,314 $12,666
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Reagan High School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Travis County Day School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Texas Empowerment Academy Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Austin Texas Empowerment Academy Elementary School
    Charter School
    6414 North Hampton
    Austin , TX , 78723
    (512)494-1076
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Austin Andrews Elementary School
    6801 Ne Dr
    Austin , TX , 78723
    (512)414-1770
    0.2  mi  |  709  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Austin Harris Elementary School
    1711 Wheless Ln
    Austin , TX , 78723
    (512)414-2085
    0.6  mi  |  746  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Austin Austin Achieve Public Schools
    Charter School
    6510 Berkman Dr
    Austin , TX , 78723
    (512)887-2709
    Charter School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Austin Blanton Elementary School
    5408 Westminster Dr
    Austin , TX , 78723
    (512)414-2026
    0.7  mi  |  575  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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