Pierce City R-VI School District

300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723-1124
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 721 students in Pierce City R-VI School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
Public Schools in Pierce City R-VI School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Missouri public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 43% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Missouri public school average of 31% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MO)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,463 Schools
# Students
721 Students
887,077 Students
# Teachers
52 Teachers
68,837 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Pierce City R-VI School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 556 school districts in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MO)
#297 out of 557 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall district rank of Pierce City R-VI  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce City R-VI  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce City R-VI  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pierce City R-VI  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
90%
This chart displays public school graduation rate of Pierce City R-VI  School District and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.19
0.49
# American Indian Students
3 Students
3,345 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
27 Students
18,291 Students
% Asian Students
4%
2%
# Hispanic Students
29 Students
67,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# Black Students
8 Students
134,874 Students
% Black Students
1%
15%
# White Students
650 Students
614,358 Students
% White Students
90%
69%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
3,402 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
n/a
45,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
39
30,952
# Students in K Grade:
47
64,117
# Students in 1st Grade:
54
62,556
# Students in 2nd Grade:
51
63,823
# Students in 3rd Grade:
46
63,594
# Students in 4th Grade:
57
64,202
# Students in 5th Grade:
46
64,701
# Students in 6th Grade:
49
65,926
# Students in 7th Grade:
45
67,859
# Students in 8th Grade:
52
69,522
# Students in 9th Grade:
56
72,441
# Students in 10th Grade:
48
68,101
# Students in 11th Grade:
58
65,171
# Students in 12th Grade:
73
64,112
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,391 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,159. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,039 is less than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MO)
Total Revenue
$8 MM
$13,447 MM
This chart displays total revenue of Pierce City R-VI  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$7 MM
$12,401 MM
This chart displays total spending of Pierce City R-VI  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,391
$15,159
This chart displays average revenue per public school student in Pierce City R-VI  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,039
$13,980
This chart displays average spending per public school student in Pierce City R-VI  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Pierce City R-VI School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pierce City High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(417) 476-2515
Grades: 9-12
| 235 students
Rank: #22.
Pierce City Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(417) 476-2842
Grades: 6-8
| 146 students
Rank: #33.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Gibbs Ave
Pierce City, MO 65723
(417) 476-2255
Grades: PK-5
| 340 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pierce City R-VI School District?
Pierce City R-VI School District manages 3 public schools serving 721 students.
What is the rank of Pierce City R-VI School District?
Pierce City R-VI School District is ranked #285 out of 556 school districts in Missouri (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Pierce City R-VI School District?
90% of Pierce City R-VI School District students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pierce City R-VI School District?
Pierce City R-VI School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What is Pierce City R-VI School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,039 is less than the state median of $13,980. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

Recent Articles

Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Should Teacher Salaries be Public Information?
Public school teachers are considered public servants – but does that make their salary details public information? Learn about the heated debate surrounding whether teacher salaries should be made public.
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
The Link Between Education and Incarceration: The NAACP Report
Education and the rate of incarceration have been linked in a recent NAACP report. Learn about the report and the troubling findings.
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
Bussing: North Carolina's New Student Assignment Plan
We analyze a new plan for student assignment in two North Carolina school districts and the public reaction to the idea of bussing students – as well as alternatives that have been proposed by education experts.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 721 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Quick Links