Pioneer Ridge Middle School

Pioneer Ridge Middle School serves 770 students in grades 7-8.
Pioneer Ridge Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Pioneer Ridge Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Pioneer Ridge Middle School's student population of 770 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students770 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Pioneer Ridge Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Pioneer Ridge Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1113 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
59%
71%
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Hawaiian
1%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence 30 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pioneer Ridge Middle School is William Chrisman High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bingham Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bridger Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Independence Bingham Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 795 students
    0.1 miles
    1716 S Speck Rd
    Independence, MO 64057
    (816) 521-5490
    0.1 7-8 795
  • Independence Bridger Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 831 students
    0.4 miles
    18200 E M-78 Hwy
    Independence, MO 64057
    (816) 521-5375
    0.4 6 831
  • Independence Blackburn Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    1.0 miles
    17302 E R D Mize Rd
    Independence, MO 64057
    (816) 521-5395
    1 PK-5 415
  • Independence Little Blue Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 323 students
    1.2 miles
    2020 Quail Drive
    Independence, MO 64057
    (816) 521-5480
    1.2 PK-5 323
  • Independence Spring Branch Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
    1.4 miles
    20404 E Truman Rd
    Independence, MO 64056
    (816) 521-5455
    1.4 PK-5 285

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