Pierson Elementary School

1 W 1st Ave
Pierson, FL 32180
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Pierson Elementary School serves 559 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pierson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pierson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Pierson Elementary School's student population of 559 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Pierson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pierson Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2387 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
62%
33%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
32%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
25%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVolusia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Pierson Elementary School is T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pierson T. Dewitt Taylor Middle-high School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,165 student
    0.2 miles
    100 E Washington Ave
    Pierson, FL 32180
    (386) 749-6800
    0.2 6-12 1,165
  • De Leon Springs Louise S. Mcinnis Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    10.7 miles
    5175 Us Highway 17
    De Leon Springs, FL 32130
    (386) 943-6384
    10.7 PK-5 387
  • Crescent City Crescent City High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 574 students
    10.9 miles
    2201 S Us Highway 17
    Crescent City, FL 32112
    (386) 698-1629
    10.9 9-12 574
  • Crescent City George C. Miller Junior Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 513 students
    13.0 miles
    101 S Prospect St
    Crescent City, FL 32112
    (386) 698-1360
    13 6-8 513
  • Crescent City Middleton-burney Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 987 students
    14.0 miles
    1020 Huntington Rd
    Crescent City, FL 32112
    (386) 698-1238
    14 PK-5 987

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