Pierce

  • Pierce serves 859 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pierce placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Pierce places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Pierce's student population of 859 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students859 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pierce is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Pierce is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#284 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
23%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
54%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pierce. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.640.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookline School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brookline John D Runkle
    Grades: PK-8 | 627 students
    0.3 miles
    50 Druce Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 879-4650
    0.3 PK-8 627
  • Brookline Brookline Early Education Program At Beacon
    Grades: PK | 60 students
    0.4 miles
    115 Greenough Street, Room 109
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5471
    0.4 PK 60
  • Brookline Brookline High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,080 students
    0.4 miles
    115 Greenough Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5003
    0.4 9-12 2,080
  • Brookline Lawrence
    Grades: K-8 | 722 students
    0.4 miles
    27 Francis Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 879-4303
    0.4 K-8 722
  • Brookline The Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 58 students
    0.4 miles
    599 Brookline Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5472
    0.4 PK 58

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