Pierce City Middle School

300 Myrtle St
Pierce City, MO 65723
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 146 students in grades 6-8, Pierce City Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 146 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Bottom 50% in MO
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pierce City Middle School's student population of 146 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Pierce City Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pierce City Middle School is 0.21, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#1047 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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35-39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce City Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40-44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
89%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pierce City Middle School's ranking?
Pierce City Middle School is ranked #1047 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are Pierce City Middle School often compared to?
Pierce City Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Central Elementary School, Pierce City High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Pierce City Middle School?
146 students attend Pierce City Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Pierce City Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pierce City Middle School?
Pierce City Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Pierce City Middle School offer ?
Pierce City Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Pierce City Middle School part of?
Pierce City Middle School is part of Pierce City R-VI School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 146 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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