300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Pierce City High School serves 229 students in grades 9-12.
Pierce City High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pierce City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Pierce City High School's student population of 229 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Pierce City High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pierce City High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#758 out of 2091 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
11-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
60-69%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
94%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pierce City High School's ranking?

Pierce City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).

What is the graduation rate of Pierce City High School?

The graduation rate of Pierce City High School is 90%, which is equal to the Missouri state average of 90%.

How many students attend Pierce City High School?

229 students attend Pierce City High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

94% of Pierce City High School students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pierce City High School?

Pierce City High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Pierce City High School offer ?

Pierce City High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Pierce City High School part of?

Pierce City High School is part of Pierce City R-VI School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 229 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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