Pioneer Academy

202 E. Corbett St.
Carson City, NV 89706
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pioneer Academy serves 207 students in grades 1-12.
Pioneer Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 207 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pioneer Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Pioneer Academy's student population of 207 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Total Students
207 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pioneer Academy is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#486 out of 684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
32%
44%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
51%
29%
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Hawaiian
2%
2%
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Two or more races
9%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pioneer Academy's ranking?
Pioneer Academy is ranked #486 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nevada.
What schools are Pioneer Academy often compared to?
Pioneer Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Carson High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while 30-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pioneer Academy?
The graduation rate of Pioneer Academy is 70-79%, which is lower than the Nevada state average of 80%.
How many students attend Pioneer Academy?
207 students attend Pioneer Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Pioneer Academy students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What grades does Pioneer Academy offer ?
Pioneer Academy offers enrollment in grades 1-12
What school district is Pioneer Academy part of?
Pioneer Academy is part of Carson City School District.

School Reviews

5   5/23/2011
We applaud Pioneer High School! Impressed w/ Principal Zona's leadership & professionalism, and that of a majority of teaching staff. More focused learning environment w/less drama. Straight forward curriculum & neighborhood campus setting w/ plans & $$$ to upgrade facilities & class offerings. Very easy to be an involved parent. Now have two graduates in family, the second son graduated one year early! Given today's extreme budget challenges, PHS graduation & achievement rates speak for themselves!
- Posted by Parent - ABW
2   12/5/2010
Absolutely horrendous staff. Give up easily on their students and have a lack of compassion. This school RUINED my child and her sense of self-worth. I thought that I would be doing her a favor by putting her in a smaller school with a more one-on-one learning environment. Boy, was I wrong. So, very wrong.
- Posted by Parent - meaga

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 207 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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