Pierce Elementary School

  • Pierce Elementary School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 73% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pierce Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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 declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students531 students
This chart display total students of Pierce Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Pierce Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Pierce Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Pierce Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Pierce Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pierce Elementary School is 0.31, 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 School Rank (16-17)#224 out of 3167 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pierce Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
83%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pierce Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.310.52
This chart display the diversity score of Pierce Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pierce Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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