Pearce High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#494
College Readiness Index
45.9
Math Proficiency
3.6
Reading Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,078 Students
  • 126 Teachers

Pearce High School
1600 NORTH COIT RD
RICHARDSON, TX 75080

Phone: (469) 593-5000

District: Richardson Independent School District

Overview

Pearce High School is ranked 51st within Texas. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Pearce High School is 57 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 44 percent. Pearce High School is 1 of 4 high schools in the Richardson Independent School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#494
State Rank
#51

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,078
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 44%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 28%
Full-Time Teachers 126

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 98%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 45.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 4
Total Students 8,902
Proficient in Reading (district average) 96%
Proficient in Math (district average) 95%
College Readiness (district average) 36.0

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