Pioneer High School



Pioneer High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pioneer High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 357
10 377
11 357
12 326

Pioneer High School is a public high school of the Whittier Union High School District located in Whittier, CA. It has 1,418 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pioneer High School is the 659th largest public high school in California and the 3,556th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.5

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Pioneer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 747
(53%)
6,841
(51%)
 Female 671
(47%)
6,619
(49%)

Pioneer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,360
(96%)
11,620
(86%)
 White 31
(2%)
1,328
(10%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
290
(2%)
 Black 9
(1%)
142
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Pioneer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 892
(63%)
6,649
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 265
(19%)
2,189
(16%)
 Not Eligible 261
(18%)
4,622
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pioneer High School is ranked 283rd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.6%) is significantly 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1831
2006 1750
2007 1682
2008 1592
2009 1492
2010 1467
2011 1420
2012 1418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 22.1
2007 19.8
2008 24.3
2009 24.5
2010 N/A
2011 26
2012 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63899508465319
2006 0.64685714285714
2007 0.64268727705113
2008 0.67650753768844
2009 0.77345844504021
2010 0.78527607361963
2011 0.011971830985915
2012 0.81593794076164

Compare Pioneer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 81.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,418 24.2:1  
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