Pierce Public Schools School District

201 N Sunset
Pierce, NE 68767-1816
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Pierce Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 694 students in Pierce Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Pierce Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
2 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
694 Students
327,576 Students
# Teachers
49 Teachers
24,241 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Pierce Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 245 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#25 out of 246 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pierce Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pierce Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.14
0.55
# American Indian Students
5 Students
4,360 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
9,615 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
27 Students
67,064 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
21%
# Black Students
n/a
21,528 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
643 Students
210,051 Students
% White Students
92%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
529 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
19 Students
14,429 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
19,011
# Students in K Grade:
53
23,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
44
22,974
# Students in 2nd Grade:
36
23,231
# Students in 3rd Grade:
57
22,946
# Students in 4th Grade:
53
23,093
# Students in 5th Grade:
38
22,974
# Students in 6th Grade:
48
23,704
# Students in 7th Grade:
49
24,278
# Students in 8th Grade:
58
24,345
# Students in 9th Grade:
57
23,686
# Students in 10th Grade:
55
24,328
# Students in 11th Grade:
59
24,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
59
25,596
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,824 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,508. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,690 is less than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$5,080 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pierce Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$10 MM
$5,511 MM
This chart display total spending of Pierce Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,824
$15,508
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pierce Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,690
$16,823
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pierce Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Pierce Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pierce Jr/sr High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
201 N Sunset
Pierce, NE 68767
(402) 329-6217
Grades: 7-12
| 337 students
Rank: #22.
Pierce Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
211 N 7th
Pierce, NE 68767
(402) 329-4302
Grades: PK-6
| 357 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Pierce Public Schools School District?
Pierce Public Schools School District manages 2 public schools serving 694 students.
What is the rank of Pierce Public Schools School District?
Pierce Public Schools School District is ranked #36 out of 245 school districts in Nebraska (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Nebraska school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Pierce Public Schools School District?
92% of Pierce Public Schools School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Pierce Public Schools School District?
Pierce Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the Nebraska state average of 14:1.
What is Pierce Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,690 is less than the state median of $16,823. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 20% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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