Pierce Elementary School

1829 Pierce St
Birmingham, MI 48009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pierce Elementary School serves 531 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pierce Elementary School's student population of 531 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students531 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Pierce Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pierce Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#151 out of 3119 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pierce Elementary School is Nextech High School Of Metro Detroit (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Derby Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beverly Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklin Beverly Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 354 students
    0.9 miles
    18305 Beverly Rd
    Franklin, MI 48025
    (248) 203-3164
    0.9 PK-5 354
  • Franklin Greenfield Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 296 students
    1.0 miles
    31200 Fairfax Ave
    Franklin, MI 48025
    (248) 203-3217
    1 PK-5 296
  • Franklin Nextech High School Of Metro Detroit Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 79 students
    1.1 miles
    31333 Southfield Rd
    Franklin, MI 48025
    (407) 818-8644
    1.1 9-12 79
  • Birmingham Midvale Early Childhood Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK
    1.4 miles
    2121 Midvale St
    Birmingham, MI 48009
    (248) 203-5803
    1.4 PK n/a
  • Royal Oak Alfred E Upton Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
    1.5 miles
    4400 Mandalay Ave
    Royal Oak, MI 48073
    (248) 549-4968
    1.5 K-5 291

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