Pioneer Ridge Middle School

  • Pioneer Ridge Middle School serves 551 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pioneer Ridge Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Pioneer Ridge Middle School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pioneer Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (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 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#783 out of 1793 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
77%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.400.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEastern Carver County Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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