Pioneer Middle School

450 Bridge St
Walla Walla, WA 99362
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Pioneer Middle School serves 660 students in grades 6-8.
Pioneer Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pioneer Middle School's student population of 660 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students660 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Pioneer Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pioneer Middle School is 0.57, 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 (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1696 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
42%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
51%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
4%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.570.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalla Walla School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pioneer Middle School is Opportunity Youth Reengagement (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Garrison Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Berney Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Walla Walla Berney Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 456 students
    0.3 miles
    1718 Pleasant St
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 527-3060
    0.3 K-5 456
  • Walla Walla Edison Elementary School - Walla Walla Math: 26% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 405 students
    0.3 miles
    1315 E Alder St
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 527-3072
    0.3 K-5 405
  • Walla Walla Opportunity Youth Reengagement Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 26 students
    0.8 miles
    1917 E Isaacs Ave
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 526-2057
    0.8 11-12 26
  • Walla Walla Sharpstein Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 409 students
    0.8 miles
    410 Howard St
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 527-3098
    0.8 K-5 409
  • Walla Walla Green Park Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 425 students
    1.0 miles
    1105 E Isaacs Ave
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 527-3077
    1 K-5 425

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