Pierson High School
Pierson High School serves 98 students in grades 9-12.
Pierson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
- School Type: Alternative school
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 98 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Graduation Rate: 50-59% (Btm 50% in AZ)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤20% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Pierson High School's student population of 98 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Pierson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pierson High School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1894 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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