Peirce

  • Peirce serves 305 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peirce placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Peirce's student population of 305 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students305 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peirce is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Peirce is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#605 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
69%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington Ottoson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,258 student
    0.4 miles
    63 Acton Street
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781) 316-3745
    0.4 6-8 1,258
  • Arlington Cyrus E Dallin
    Grades: K-5 | 481 students
    0.5 miles
    185 Florence Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781) 316-3722
    0.5 K-5 481
  • Arlington Brackett
    Grades: K-5 | 488 students
    0.9 miles
    66 Eastern Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781) 316-3705
    0.9 K-5 488
  • Arlington M Norcross Stratton
    Grades: K-5 | 402 students
    0.9 miles
    180 Mountain Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02474
    (781) 316-3754
    0.9 K-5 402
  • Arlington Menotomy Preschool
    Grades: PK | 85 students
    1.1 miles
    869 Massachusetts Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781) 316-3698
    1.1 PK 85

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