Pierce County High School



Pierce County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pierce County 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
9 308
10 279
11 253
12 228

Pierce County High School is a public high school of the Pierce County School District located in Blackshear, GA. It has 1,068 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pierce County High School is the 232nd largest public high school in Georgia and the 5,537th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,068
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,537th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 232nd out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 310th out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 241st out of 478

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Pierce County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 542
(51%)
542
(51%)
 Female 526
(49%)
526
(49%)

Pierce County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 906
(85%)
906
(85%)
 Black 89
(8%)
89
(8%)
 Hispanic 62
(6%)
62
(6%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Pierce County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 492
(46%)
492
(46%)
 Not Eligible 472
(44%)
472
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 104
(10%)
104
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pierce County High School is ranked 215th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pierce County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 56.8%. 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 County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 908
2006 934
2007 935
2008 957
2009 950
2010 926
2011 963
2012 1020
2013 1085
2014 1073
2015 1068

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16.3
2007 15.7
2008 16.2
2009 15.8
2010 15.6
2011 16.2
2012 17.3
2013 17.6
2014 17.4
2015 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5011013215859
2006 0.50428265524625
2007 0.47914438502674
2008 0.48171368861024
2009 0.51157894736842
2010 0.49136069114471
2011 0.50467289719626
2012 0.50882352941176
2013 0.56129032258065
2014 0.50792171481827
2015 0.55805243445693

Compare Pierce County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 55.8%
 
State Average 56.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Pierce County High School
Blackshear, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,068 17.7:1  
Southside Baptist Church & Christian School
Waycross, GA
Private PK - 12 187 8:1 12 miles
Ware County High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,561 15.8:1 15 miles
Brantley County Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 521 13.7:1 18 miles
Brantley County High School
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Public 09 - 12 956 17.2:1 18 miles
Bacon County High School
Alma, GA
Public 09 - 12 570 15.7:1 21 miles
Wayne County High School
Jesup, GA
Public 09 - 12 1,474 17.1:1 26 miles
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