Pierce School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Pierce School District, serving 653 students. Pierce School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Nebraska.
Public schools in Pierce School District have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 51% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Nebraska.
The top ranked public schools in Pierce School District are Pierce Jr/sr High School and Pierce Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.

Overview

School District NamePierce School District
School District Phone Number(402) 329-4677
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NE)
# of Schools2 Schools1,097 Schools
# of Students653 Students323,847 Students
# of Teachers48 Teachers23,776 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1

District Comparison

Pierce School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 248 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#15 out of 248 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pierce   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pierce   School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.090.52
# of American Indian Students6 Students4,446 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students1 Student8,959 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students9 Students60,839 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
19%
# of Black Students2 Students21,654 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# of White Students623 Students215,249 Students
% White Students
96%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a450 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students12 Students12,250 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4017,513
# of Students in Kindergarten:5223,239
# of Students in 1st Grade:2422,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:4723,568
# of Students in 3rd Grade:4424,184
# of Students in 4th Grade:4624,178
# of Students in 5th Grade:4822,561
# of Students in 6th Grade:4123,678
# of Students in 7th Grade:4823,359
# of Students in 8th Grade:5123,730
# of Students in 9th Grade:5823,832
# of Students in 10th Grade:4623,747
# of Students in 11th Grade:5523,007
# of Students in 12th Grade:5324,349
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,698 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,458. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,123 is less than the state median of $17,165. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NE)
Total Revenue$9 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pierce   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$9 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Pierce   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,698$17,458
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pierce   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,123$17,165
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pierce   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Pierce School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Pierce Jr/sr High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    201 N Sunset
    Pierce, NE 68767
    (402) 329-6217

    Grades: 7-12 | 311 students
  • Pierce Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    211 N 7th
    Pierce, NE 68767
    (402) 329-4302

    Grades: PK-6 | 342 students
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