28261 Ave. 14
Madera, CA 93637
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Pioneer Technical Center serves 315 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Pioneer Technical Center 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 ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pioneer Technical Center's student population of 315 students has grown by 80% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Pioneer Technical Center 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 Technical Center is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9482 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
≤10%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
17%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
45-49%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Pioneer Technical Center?

The graduation rate of Pioneer Technical Center is 45-49%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Pioneer Technical Center?

315 students attend Pioneer Technical Center.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

67% of Pioneer Technical Center students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Pioneer Technical Center?

Pioneer Technical Center has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Pioneer Technical Center offer ?

Pioneer Technical Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12

What school district is Pioneer Technical Center part of?

Pioneer Technical Center is part of Madera County Superintendent Of Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 315 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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