Pierce school information

Average Test Scores90%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools278079,221
Total private schools118224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Pierce, NE educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pierce public schools have average test scores of 90% which is 19% higher than than the Nebraska average and 82% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pierce public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.5% have completed high school, 22.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pierce are 82% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Pierce.
  • 93.5% of people in Pierce have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.5% of people in Pierce have completed high school.
  • 22.9% of people in Pierce have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pierce

Completed 8th grade93.5%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college61.8%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.4%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.9%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Pierce (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Battle Creek, NE1,26490%83%
Osmond, NE82085%72%
Woodland Park, NE1,74585%72%
Plainview, NE1,15584%71%
Norfolk, NE24,39881%65%
Pierce, NE1,96390%82%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Salado, TX1,96384%71%
Noel, MO1,96335%30%
Colby, WI1,96438%22%
Wautoma, WI1,96234%31%
Queen City, TX1,96277%55%
Pierce, NE1,96390%82%
Source: The Pierce, NE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.