PROFICIENCY 65% 59% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
70%Grosse Pointe Public Schools
25%Grosse Pointe Park

Pierce Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Grosse Pointe Public Schools" in Grosse Pointe Park, MI. There are a total of 587 students and 33 teachers at Pierce Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 73 free lunch students and 7 reduced lunch students.

Pierce Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.5%, which is 59% higher than the Michigan average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch73
Reduced lunch7


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Pierce Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Pierce Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 79.7% 76.2% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 13.8% 17.3% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 1.9% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.7% 2.0% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 2.3% 3.0% 3.1%

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Grosse Pointe Park demographics profile

StatisticGrosse Pointe ParkMichiganNational
Population density (sq mi)5,28410191
Median age36.139.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%55%55%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Grosse Pointe Park

IndexGrosse Pointe ParkMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.5%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Pierce Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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