Pioneer Junior High School

245 W. 18th St.
Upland, CA 91784
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Pioneer Junior High School serves 709 students in grades 7-8.
Pioneer Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Pioneer Junior High School's student population of 709 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
709 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pioneer Junior High School is 0.64, 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
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
12%
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Hispanic
49%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
33%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pioneer Junior High School's ranking?
Pioneer Junior High School is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Pioneer Junior High School?
709 students attend Pioneer Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Pioneer Junior High School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 11% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pioneer Junior High School?
Pioneer Junior High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pioneer Junior High School offer ?
Pioneer Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Pioneer Junior High School part of?
Pioneer Junior High School is part of Upland Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   6/3/2022
good school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ok
3   4/14/2021
A place where there is still a level of expectation. Effort and perseverance are required if you want success.
- Posted by Teacher - Person of interest
1   2/17/2020
This school is trash I disliked everyone who I came in contact with. I remember one time I got in trouble for getting up to throw something in the trash; The teachers are mean, the office staff are rude, and so are the aids. I wouldn't recommend sending your child here.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ur mom

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 709 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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