Pierce Jr/sr High School

201 N Sunset
Pierce, NE 68767
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pierce Jr/sr High School serves 311 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Pierce Jr/sr High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pierce Jr/sr High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Pierce Jr/sr High School's student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Pierce Jr/sr High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pierce Jr/sr High School is 0.10, 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 (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#61 out of 913 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.52
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePierce School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Pierce Jr/sr High School is Eastern Learning Center (11.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pierce Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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