Pierce

  • Pierce serves 854 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Pierce's student population of 854 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students854 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#462 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pierce and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
56%
61%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.630.58
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pierce and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrookline School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Brookline John D Runkle
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    0.3 miles
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  • 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 | 2009 students
    0.4 miles
    115 Greenough Street
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617)713-5003
    0.4 9-12 2009
  • Brookline Lawrence
    Grades: K-8 | 711 students
    0.4 miles
    27 Francis Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617)879-4303
    0.4 K-8 711
  • Brookline The Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 68 students
    0.4 miles
    599 Brookline Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617)713-5472
    0.4 PK 68

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