300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Pierce City High School serves 208 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 30-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Pierce City High School's student population of 208 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 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 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 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)
30-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
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Black
1%
16%
White
97%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 208 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in MO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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