Pierson Vocational High School

Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pierson Vocational High School serves 121 students in grades 9-12.
Pierson Vocational 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 18:1.

Top Rankings

Pierson Vocational High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Pierson Vocational High School's student population of 121 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Rankings

Pierson Vocational 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 Vocational High School is 0.02, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1894 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
99%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
White
n/a
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.020.65
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNogales Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Pierson Vocational High School is Pvhs Aoi Program (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mexicayotl Charter School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Nogales Pvhs Aoi Program
    Grades: 7-12
    0.0 miles
    451 N Arroyo Blvd
    Nogales, AZ 85621
    (520) 287-0918
    0 7-12 n/a
  • Nogales Mexicayotl Charter School Charter School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-8 | 161 students
    0.2 miles
    2059 N. Grand Ave
    Nogales, AZ 85621
    (520) 287-6790
    0.2 K-8 161
  • Nogales A J Mitchell Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 406 students
    0.5 miles
    855 N Bautista St
    Nogales, AZ 85621
    (520) 287-0840
    0.5 K-5 406
  • Nogales Lincoln Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
    0.6 miles
    652 N. Tyler Ave
    Nogales, AZ 85621
    (520) 287-0800
    0.6 PK-5 428
  • Nogales Wade Carpenter Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 617 students
    0.8 miles
    595 W. Kino Street
    Nogales, AZ 85621
    (520) 287-0800
    0.8 6-8 617

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