Pierce Elementary School



Pierce Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 8
2 6
3 9
4 14
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pierce Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bennington, NH in the Contoocook Valley School District. It enrolls 54 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pierce Elementary School is the 272nd largest public school in New Hampshire and the 54,478th largest nationally. It has 11.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 54
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.6

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Pierce Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 29
(54%)
732
(48%)
 Male 25
(46%)
801
(52%)

Pierce Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 54
(100%)
1,468
(96%)
 Black 0
(0%)
26
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Pierce Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 39
(72%)
1,139
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(22%)
318
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(6%)
76
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 281 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Pierce Elementary School is ranked 257th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 29.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Pierce Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 102
2006 90
2007 91
2008 77
2009 69
2010 69
2011 58
2012 54

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.7
2006 9.6
2007 14
2008 9.1
2009 7.8
2010 12.3
2011 7.1
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25490196078431
2006 0.28888888888889
2007 0.25274725274725
2008 0.35064935064935
2009 0.33333333333333
2010 0.31884057971014
2011 0.36206896551724
2012 0.27777777777778

Compare Pierce Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,155.6% 11.6:1
 
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.8%
 
State Average 29.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pierce Elementary School
Bennington, NH
Public KG - 04 54 11.7:1  
Antrim Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 152 10.7:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 04 77 13.8:1 4 miles
Greenfield Elementary School
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Public PK - 04 97 15.2:1 5 miles
The Well School
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Private PK - 08 141 8:1 6 miles
Francestown Elementary School
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Public KG - 04 58 16.1:1 7 miles
South Meadow School
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Public 05 - 08 441 10.5:1 7 miles
Peterborough Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 544 11.2:1 9 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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