Pierce County School District

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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 5 public schools in Pierce County School District, serving 3,658 students.
  • Public schools in Pierce County School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Georgia public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 5% of public schools in Georgia.
  • The top ranked public schools in Pierce County School District are Midway Elementary School, Pierce County High School and Patterson Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 60% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NamePierce County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pierce.k12.ga.us
School District Phone Number(912) 449-2044
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
# of Schools5 Schools2,307 Schools
# of Students3,658 Students1,768,266 Students
# of Teachers244 Teachers114,216 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Pierce County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 213 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 91% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pierce County  School District and public school graduation rate of GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.360.69
# of American Indian Students4 Students3,437 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students24 Students72,388 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students285 Students275,631 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
15%
# of Black Students338 Students648,924 Students
% Black Students
9%
37%
# of White Students2,898 Students701,410 Students
% White Students
79%
40%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students1,839 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students105 Students64,621 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:14747,726
# of Students in Kindergarten:256126,398
# of Students in 1st Grade:261128,193
# of Students in 2nd Grade:271130,015
# of Students in 3rd Grade:295135,912
# of Students in 4th Grade:252138,248
# of Students in 5th Grade:281139,161
# of Students in 6th Grade:279135,351
# of Students in 7th Grade:284132,881
# of Students in 8th Grade:284132,379
# of Students in 9th Grade:278147,685
# of Students in 10th Grade:280135,403
# of Students in 11th Grade:249123,236
# of Students in 12th Grade:241115,678
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,088 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,752. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,017 is less than the state average of $10,841. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (GA)
Total Revenue$34 MM$32 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pierce County  School District and average revenue for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$38 MM$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Pierce County  School District and average spending for each school distric in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,088$10,752
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pierce County  School District and average revenue per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,017$10,841
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pierce County  School District and average spending per public school student in GA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Pierce County School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Blackshear Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5217 Ga Highway 121
    Blackshear, GA 31516
    (912) 449-2088

    Grades: PK-5 | 811 students
  • Midway Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3244 Midway Church Rd
    Blackshear, GA 31516
    (912) 807-0084

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Patterson Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3414 Drawdy St
    Patterson, GA 31557
    (912) 647-5373

    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
  • Pierce County High School Math: 68% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4850 County Farm Rd
    Blackshear, GA 31516
    (912) 449-2055

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,048 student
  • Pierce County Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5216 County Farm Rd
    Blackshear, GA 31516
    (912) 449-2077

    Grades: 6-8 | 847 students
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