Pioneer Middle School

225 E. College Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Pioneer Middle School serves 822 students in grades 6-8.
Pioneer Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Pioneer Middle School's student population of 822 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students822 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pioneer Middle School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6958 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
6%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePorterville Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Pioneer Middle School is Vine Street Community Day (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vandalia Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Porterville Vandalia Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 617 students
    0.0 miles
    271 E. College Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7260
    0 K-5 617
  • Porterville Santa Fe Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 713 students
    0.8 miles
    286 E. Orange Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-6614
    0.8 K-5 713
  • Porterville Vine Street Community Day Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
    1.0 miles
    140 S. C St.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-6650
    1 7-12 20
  • Porterville Olive Street Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 694 students
    1.1 miles
    255 W. Olive Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7190
    1.1 K-6 694
  • Porterville John J. Doyle Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 661 students
    1.3 miles
    1045 E. Orange Ave.
    Porterville, CA 93257
    (559) 782-7140
    1.3 K-6 661

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