Peirce

  • Peirce serves 276 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 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Peirce's student population of 276 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#243 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peirce and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Peirce and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
3%
9%
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White
73%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peirce.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.450.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peirce and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.4 miles
    63 Acton Street
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781)316-3745
    0.4 6-8 1208
  • Arlington Cyrus E Dallin
    Grades: K-5 | 466 students
    0.5 miles
    185 Florence Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781)316-3722
    0.5 K-5 466
  • Arlington Brackett
    Grades: K-5 | 476 students
    0.9 miles
    66 Eastern Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781)316-3705
    0.9 K-5 476
  • Arlington M Norcross Stratton
    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
    0.9 miles
    180 Mountain Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02474
    (781)316-3754
    0.9 K-5 396
  • Arlington Menotomy Preschool
    Grades: PK | 70 students
    1.1 miles
    869 Massachusetts Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781)316-3698
    1.1 PK 70

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