Pioneer Elementary



Pioneer Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pioneer Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 162
1 166
2 165
3 146
4 153
5 128
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pioneer Elementary is a public elementary school located in Merced, CA in the Weaver Union School District. It enrolls 920 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pioneer Elementary is the 344th largest public school in California and the 1,917th largest nationally. It has 20.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 920
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,917th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 344th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,108th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 114th out of 6,159

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Pioneer Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 470
(51%)
1,290
(49%)
 Female 450
(49%)
1,340
(51%)

Pioneer Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 579
(63%)
1,655
(63%)
 White 132
(14%)
287
(11%)
 Asian 98
(11%)
463
(18%)
 Black 58
(6%)
138
(5%)
 Two or More 48
(5%)
67
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Pioneer Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 688
(75%)
2,083
(79%)
 Not Eligible 145
(16%)
299
(11%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(9%)
248
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Pioneer Elementary is ranked 221st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.2%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Pioneer Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 906
2006 1053
2007 793
2008 853
2009 903
2010 932
2011 925
2012 920

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 16.8
2007 16.9
2008 19
2009 20.1
2010 N/A
2011 20.9
2012 20.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89183222958057
2006
2007 0.74905422446406
2008 0.77842907385698
2009 0.81949058693245
2010 0.81115879828326
2011 0.84
2012 0.84239130434783

Compare Pioneer Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,040.0% 20.4:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 84.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pioneer Elementary
Merced, CA
Public KG - 05 920 20.4:1  
Weaver Middle School
Merced, CA
Public 06 - 08 820 24.1:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 483 24.2:1 2 miles
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St Paul Lutheran
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Private PK - 05 139 16:1 3 miles
Luther Burbank Elementary
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Public KG - 05 577 23.5:1 3 miles
Our Lady of Mercy School
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Private PK - 08 380 27:1 3 miles
John Muir Elementary
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Public KG - 05 503 20.1:1 3 miles
Farmdale Elementary
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Public KG - 05 890 21.4:1 3 miles
Ada Givens Elementary
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Public KG - 05 472 23.6:1 3 miles
Herbert Hoover Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 883 28.7:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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