Pierce Elementary School

  • Pierce Elementary School serves 355 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pierce Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Pierce Elementary School's student population of 355 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pierce Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pierce Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1987 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
43%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
25%
12%
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Black
68%
9%
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White
3%
70%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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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 WI.
Diversity Score0.480.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
32%
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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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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