1829 Pierce St
Birmingham, MI 48009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Pierce Elementary School serves 459 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pierce Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Pierce Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Pierce Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Pierce Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pierce Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
82%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.32
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32

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