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 0
9 361
10 372
11 372
12 341

Pioneer High School is a public high school of the Whittier Union High School District located in Whittier, CA. It has 1,446 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pioneer High School is the 647th largest public high school in California and the 3,572nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,446
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 57.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,572nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 647th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,081st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 720th out of 2,608

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Pioneer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 765
(53%)
6,392
(51%)
 Female 681
(47%)
6,064
(49%)

Pioneer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,362
(94%)
10,916
(88%)
 White 37
(3%)
1,059
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(1%)
86
(1%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
250
(2%)
 Black 11
(1%)
100
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
19
(0%)

Pioneer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 992
(69%)
6,445
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 242
(17%)
2,047
(16%)
 Not Eligible 212
(15%)
3,964
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pioneer High School is ranked 299th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pioneer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 1395
2014 1414
2015 1446

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
2013 25.6
2014 24.6
2015 25.2

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
2013 0.81075268817204
2014 0.84299858557284
2015 0.85338865836791

Compare Pioneer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,520.0% 25.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pioneer High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,446 25.2:1  
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Public 07 - 08 747 24.8:1 3 miles
Armenian Mesrobian School
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Private PK - 12 215 10:1 3 miles
Sierra Vista High (alternative)
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Public 09 - 12 317 22.3:1 3 miles
St Paul High School
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Private 09 - 12 655 16:1 3 miles
Frontier High (continuation)
Whittier, CA
Public 09 - 12 559 18.9:1 3 miles
Whittier High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,082 25.5:1 3 miles
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Public 09 - 12 2,395 29.6:1 3 miles
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