Piner High School

  • Piner High School serves 1,294 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

Piner High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Piner High School's student population of 1,294 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 52% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,294 students
This chart display total students of Piner High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Piner High School
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Piner High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Piner High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Piner High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Piner High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#4963 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Piner High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Piner High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Piner High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Piner High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
7%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Piner High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
66%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Piner High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Piner High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
21%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Piner High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Piner High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Piner High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piner High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.520.41
This chart display the diversity score of Piner High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Piner High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Piner High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piner High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Rosa High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Piner High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Your child’s education is not just his teacher’s responsibility. As a parent, you have the ability to supplement your child’s education at home and to help him succeed in school. Read on to learn some tips to help your child make the most of his education in 2020.
Childhood experiences shape who we become as adults, for good and bad. The new Surgeon General of California is pushing for childhood trauma screening in students in the hopes of resolving some of the issues that might later lead to the development of physical and mental health problems.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.