Pioneer Junior High School

Tel: (909)949-7770
  • Pioneer Junior High School serves 870 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Pioneer Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Pioneer Junior High School operates within the Upland Unified School District.

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School Overview

  • Pioneer Junior High School's student population of 870 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students870 students
Gender %Pioneer Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Students by GradePioneer Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Pioneer Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pioneer Junior High School is 0.64, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Asian
10%
11%
Hispanic
41%
54%
Black
4%
6%
White
43%
24%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsPioneer Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Pioneer Junior High School is Upland Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Upland Unified School District's student population of 11,138 students has decreased by 6% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,421 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,482 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four school years.
    School District NameUpland Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    14
    4
    Number of Students Managed11,1381,585
    Upland Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    37%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    53%
    48%
    District Total Revenue$100 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$113 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,421$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,482$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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