Pierce County High School

  • Pierce County High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

Pierce County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Pierce County High School's student population of 1,066 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,066 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pierce County High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pierce County High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#525 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce County High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
7%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pierce County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
83%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pierce County High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pierce County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pierce County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.300.68
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Graduation Rate
89%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Pierce County High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pierce County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pierce County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePierce County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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