Pioneer Valley High School



Pioneer Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pioneer Valley High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 731
10 688
11 615
12 584

Pioneer Valley High School is a public high school of the Santa Maria Joint Union High School District located in Santa Maria, CA. It has 2,618 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pioneer Valley High School is the 135th largest public high school in California and the 473rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,618
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.87

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Pioneer Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,332
(51%)
3,989
(52%)
 Female 1,286
(49%)
3,647
(48%)

Pioneer Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,300
(88%)
6,128
(80%)
 White 150
(6%)
997
(13%)
 Asian 104
(4%)
240
(3%)
 Two or More 41
(2%)
183
(2%)
 Black 22
(1%)
68
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Pioneer Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,400
(53%)
3,885
(51%)
 Not Eligible 854
(33%)
2,911
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 364
(14%)
840
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pioneer Valley High School is ranked 95th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.4%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. 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 Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1992
2006 2373
2007 2368
2008 2697
2009 2675
2010 2625
2011 2645
2012 2618

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.5
2006 22.5
2007 20.6
2008 26.1
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 26.3
2012 26.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46335341365462
2006 0.46565528866414
2007 0.50929054054054
2008 0.29106414534668
2009 0.59738317757009
2010 0.64647619047619
2011 0.22646502835539
2012 0.67379679144385

Compare Pioneer Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,620.0% 26.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 67.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,618 26.2:1  
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