Pioneer High School

1290 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA 95118
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,521 students in grades 9-12, Pioneer High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in CA)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pioneer High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Pioneer High School's student population of 1,521 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,521 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer High School ranks within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pioneer High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#340 out of 3649 schools
(Top 10%)
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53%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pioneer 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 2020-21 school year data.
78%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pioneer 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
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1%
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
36%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
39%
21%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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97%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Pioneer High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pioneer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pioneer High School's ranking?
Pioneer High School is ranked #340 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Pioneer High School often compared to?
Pioneer High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Santa Clara High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pioneer High School?
The graduation rate of Pioneer High School is 97%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Pioneer High School?
1,521 students attend Pioneer High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Pioneer High School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pioneer High School?
Pioneer High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pioneer High School offer ?
Pioneer High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pioneer High School part of?
Pioneer High School is part of San Jose Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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