Best Middle School in California#385
|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Pioneer Union Elementary|
|Location||101 W. Pioneer Way
Hanford, CA 93230
Pioneer Middle has an academic rating somewhat above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 385th in the best public middle schools in California.
The Pioneer Middle student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.9%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.4%||2|
|Two or more races||1.5%||8|
vs. other California middle schoolsUpper 17.4%
22.1% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Pioneer Middle students are largely upper income and rank 237th in California for middle school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California385th
Rating7 out of 10
Students at Pioneer Middle scored an average 48% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 28.3% of California middle schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||45% to 49%*||55% to 59%*|
|Boys||45% to 49%*||40% to 44%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% to 59%*||70% to 79%*|
|Black||21% to 39%*||21% to 39%*|
|Hispanic||35% to 39%*||40% to 44%*|
|Multiracial||50% or more*||50% or more*|
|White||55% to 59%*||50% to 54%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%|
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101 W. Pioneer Way
Pioneer Union Elementary