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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Pioneer High School is an above average, public school located in Whittier, CA. It has 1,446 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 37% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
Address
10800 Ben Avon
Whittier, CA 90606
Telephone
(562) 698-8121
Website

Pioneer High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
37%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1050
84 responses
Average ACT
21
37 responses
AP Enrollment
21%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    D-
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$57,952
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,264
National
$949
Median Home Value
$465,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.25 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 62 responses
Report
  • Titanate Revue
    26%
  • Lighting the torch
    21%
  • Pep rallies
    21%
  • School dances
    15%
  • Wrightwood Trips
    11%
  • Basketball Games
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    2%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,446
Free or Reduced Lunch
85%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.27 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.27 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$95,663
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.36 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.36 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,525/ year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.38 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.38 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.38 responses
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I love the spirit of the school that comes from the administration. Our school principal Ms. Bo has amazing spirit, is always positive and always supportive of any and every team on campus. They have amazing facility such as coach carr, Mr. G, Mrs. Perez, and Mr. Mendoza to name a few. I would like for the school to help students prepare for college a lot better I feel like a lot of students are not aware of what it really takes to get to college but that also has to do with the perseption of a student and their willingness so you can really put it on the school, so I guess just to give more exposure. Other than that I would just say the only thing I really didn't like about pioneer was that student were not allowed to wear hats such as ucla, usc, etc. Because they didn't follow school colors but dodger hats were permitted for the series that was really unfair. Otherwise it's honestly the best high school in the district and I can't wait for my last year to commence
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As a high school senior attending Pioneer, there were many bumps in the road as I completed each task both in the classroom and outside. Overall, I gained much experience and learned that confidence is key when struggling with overcoming certain challenges. People like my peers and the staff helped myself greatly in progressing as a student each and every year. Though, sometimes teachers were unable to assist in my difficult times and peers were unable to truly understand my individual conundrums. Through it all, I proudly express my overwhelming accomplishments despite many barriers and conflicts.
At Pioneer High School I experienced the greatest times. Pioneer is a small school and with that I had the privilege to know the faculty personally and the students who then became my family. Pioneer became my home. The faculty and staff are amazing, the staff every morning took their time to stand in front of the gates of Pioneer and shake the hands of every student. This to me demonstrates their kindness and love for every student. To reiterate, it signifies Pioneer High School. I had the opportunity to join Marching Band, Link Crew(Helping incoming freshmen), JV and Varsity MVP Tennis, and to be Club President of Titans for Christ. With all this, if I could start high school all over again Pioneer High would definitely be my first choice.