Pierce Elementary



Pierce Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce Elementary Students by Grade
PK 70
K 59
1 64
2 60
3 68
4 62
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pierce Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 434 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pierce Elementary is the 356th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 28,540th largest nationally. It has 21.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,540th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 356th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,129th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 779th out of 1,191

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Pierce Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 230
(53%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 204
(47%)
28,316
(48%)

Pierce Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 282
(65%)
30,930
(52%)
 Hispanic 120
(28%)
15,098
(26%)
 White 22
(5%)
8,010
(14%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
599
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
421
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3,923
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
51
(0%)

Pierce Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 373
(86%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 61
(14%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Pierce Elementary is ranked 70th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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.

Pierce Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 478
2006 438
2007 479
2008 499
2009 520
2010 482
2011 480
2012 429
2013 452
2014 447
2015 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 14.1
2007 16.5
2008 15.5
2009 18.6
2010 16.1
2011 24
2012 18.7
2013 17.2
2014 N/A
2015 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.98953974895397
2006 0.93835616438356
2007 0.97286012526096
2008 0.95791583166333
2009 0.94230769230769
2010 0.96265560165975
2011 0.97708333333333
2012 0.97668997668998
2013 0.96017699115044
2014 0.94854586129754
2015 0.85944700460829

Compare Pierce Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 434 21.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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