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Pearce High School
  • Public
  • RICHARDSON, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Pearce High School is a highly rated, public school located in RICHARDSON, TX. It has 2,396 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 47% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Pearce High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1230
397 responses
Average ACT
27
374 responses
AP Enrollment
44%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$85,350
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,452
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$295,500
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 42 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 42 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 98 responses
  • The pep-rallys'
    26%
  • Sporting Events
    24%
  • Theater Productions
    17%
  • Partys
    9%
  • Dances
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,396
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 43 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 43 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 43 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$51,576
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.8%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 56 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 56 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 56 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$11,866 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 58 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 58 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 58 responses

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