Pioneer High

Public 9-12

 1290 Blossom Hill Rd.
       San Jose, CA  95118-3126


(408) 535-6310

District: San Jose Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
158th of 1,290 California High Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $10,798 Help

Feeder schools for Pioneer High:

Elementary:    Almaden Elementary
    Los Alamitos Elementary
    Reed Elementary

Student/teacher ratio:  23.3
Number of students:  1,590

Racial breakdown:

White:
41.1%
Hispanic:
33.5%
Asian:
14.1%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  23.7%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Saturday, January 8, 2022.

*Please note that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on standardized testing and the number of schools reporting results are lower.


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Compare Details Pioneer High ranks better than 87.8% of high schools in California. It also ranks 2nd among 8 ranked high schools in the San Jose Unified School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 87.86. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at Pioneer High is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (41.1%), Hispanic (33.5%), Asian (14.1%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 23.7% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Pioneer High is 23.3, which is the highest among 9 high schools in the San Jose Unified School District! (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Pioneer High is $10,798. 6 high schools in the San Jose Unified School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

Pioneer High:

SchoolDigger ranks Pioneer High 158th of 1290 California public high schools. (See Pioneer High in the ranking list.)

San Jose Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks San Jose Unified 350th of 706 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Pioneer High

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 57.04 385th 1653 76.7%
2005 65.55 330th 1901 82.6%
2006 69.02 304th 1968 84.6%
2007 71.00 246th 2063 88.1%
2008 71.90 237th 2117 88.8%
2009 75.28 185th 2238 91.7%
2010 68.55 321st 2281 85.9%
2011 66.48 365th 2367 84.6%
2012 66.27 391st 2354 83.4%
2013 64.22 439th 2426 81.9%
2015 75.48 445th 1994 77.7%
2016 69.10 592nd 2039 71.0%
2017 75.75 487th 2021 75.9%
2018 84.05 329th 2017 83.7%
2019 87.51 229th 2133 89.3%
2021 87.86 158th 1290 87.8%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Pioneer High

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 809 46 179 264 12 n/a n/a 0 1310
1989 685 59 186 357 25 n/a n/a 0 1312
1990 607 40 151 435 21 n/a n/a 0 1254
1991 573 44 166 552 24 n/a n/a 0 1359
1992 544 37 159 512 17 n/a n/a 0 1269
1993 518 43 164 460 14 n/a n/a 0 1199
1994 518 44 152 455 10 n/a n/a 0 1179
1995 596 32 134 429 18 n/a n/a 0 1209
1996 596 32 134 429 18 n/a n/a 0 1209
1997 588 22 190 383 20 n/a n/a 0 1203
1998 609 16 168 339 19 n/a n/a 0 1151
1999 590 25 148 342 27 n/a n/a 0 1132
2000 589 24 152 380 30 n/a n/a 0 1175
2001 669 25 171 376 33 n/a n/a 0 1274
2002 706 32 208 377 31 n/a n/a 0 1354
2003 706 32 208 377 31 n/a n/a 0 1354
2004 744 30 212 366 44 n/a n/a 0 1396
2005 749 36 217 402 47 n/a n/a 0 1451
2006 754 43 223 431 52 n/a n/a 4 1507
2007 762 42 241 462 41 n/a n/a 2 1550
2008 726 47 251 462 30 n/a n/a 0 1516
2009 751 46 244 453 24 10 10 0 1538
2010 776 45 239 484 30 11 10 0 1595
2011 766 47 250 524 23 14 17 0 1641
2012 753 47 246 540 21 17 24 0 1648
2013 730 52 258 524 16 13 34 0 1627
2014 700 52 260 510 8 13 20 0 1563
2015 682 51 282 511 10 10 24 0 1570
2016 691 49 258 529 7 8 32 0 1574
2017 714 41 272 564 4 4 33 0 1632
2018 718 37 268 531 5 7 51 0 1617
2019 705 43 253 511 6 12 70 0 1600
2020 673 44 254 496 6 7 117 0 1597
2021 654 40 224 533 6 9 124 0 1590

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Pioneer High

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1310 62.8 20.8 n/a
1989 1312 62.1 21.1 n/a
1990 1254 62.2 20.1 n/a
1991 1359 62.8 21.6 n/a
1992 1269 63.8 19.8 30.6
1993 1199 54.5 22.0 30.9
1994 1179 53.2 22.2 29.3
1995 1209 55.2 21.9 30.2
1996 1209 55.2 21.9 30.2
1997 1203 42.6 28.2 29
1998 1151 55.7 20.7 25.5
1999 1132 52.1 21.7 22.1
2000 1175 51.7 22.7 17.9
2001 1274 62.1 20.5 15.9
2002 1354 66.0 20.5 18.6
2003 1354 66.0 20.5 18.6
2004 1396 61.1 22.8 19.2
2005 1451 64.6 22.5 17.7
2006 1507 63.5 23.7 17.9
2007 1550 66.9 23.2 17.4
2008 1516 69.0 22.0 21.4
2009 1538 67.4 21.4 22.8
2010 1595 69.0 23.1 22.8
2011 1641 n/a n/a 23.6
2012 1648 68.8 23.9 n/a
2013 1627 65.7 24.7 26.6
2014 1563 66.2 23.5 26.4
2015 1570 67.0 23.4 24.1
2016 1574 68.0 23.1 28.9
2017 1632 72.2 22.6 28.6
2018 1617 68.4 23.6 28
2019 1600 65.9 24.2 25.1
2020 1597 n/a n/a 26
2021 1590 68.0 23.3 23.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Pioneer High

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1310 62.8 20.8 n/a
1989 1312 62.1 21.1 n/a
1990 1254 62.2 20.1 n/a
1991 1359 62.8 21.6 n/a
1992 1269 63.8 19.8 30.6
1993 1199 54.5 22.0 30.9
1994 1179 53.2 22.2 29.3
1995 1209 55.2 21.9 30.2
1996 1209 55.2 21.9 30.2
1997 1203 42.6 28.2 29
1998 1151 55.7 20.7 25.5
1999 1132 52.1 21.7 22.1
2000 1175 51.7 22.7 17.9
2001 1274 62.1 20.5 15.9
2002 1354 66.0 20.5 18.6
2003 1354 66.0 20.5 18.6
2004 1396 61.1 22.8 19.2
2005 1451 64.6 22.5 17.7
2006 1507 63.5 23.7 17.9
2007 1550 66.9 23.2 17.4
2008 1516 69.0 22.0 21.4
2009 1538 67.4 21.4 22.8
2010 1595 69.0 23.1 22.8
2011 1641 n/a n/a 23.6
2012 1648 68.8 23.9 n/a
2013 1627 65.7 24.7 26.6
2014 1563 66.2 23.5 26.4
2015 1570 67.0 23.4 24.1
2016 1574 68.0 23.1 28.9
2017 1632 72.2 22.6 28.6
2018 1617 68.4 23.6 28
2019 1600 65.9 24.2 25.1
2020 1597 n/a n/a 26
2021 1590 68.0 23.3 23.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Pioneer High

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YearTotal Expenditures Per Pupil
2018 $10,798

Data source: California Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Pioneer High

The coronavirus has had a profound impact on education in America. Learning shifted online overnight, attendance numbers dwindled, and enrollment decreased. SchoolDigger.com is making it easier for you to better assess how COVID-19 has impacted your school. Through the collection of pre-pandemic (2019) and current data, SchoolDigger.com is sharing test scores, enrollment numbers and school demographics from schools across the country – and we make it easy to see how impacted schools compare locally and statewide.

Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Ranks 229th of 2133 High schoolsRanks 158th of 1290 High schools
 1.5%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
11th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (Pioneer High)68.677.7
 9.1%
   11th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (San Jose Unified)52.862.8
 10%
   11th Grade English Language Arts/Literacy (California)57.359.2
 2%
11th Grade Mathematics (Pioneer High)50.553.3
 2.8%
   11th Grade Mathematics (San Jose Unified)37.444.6
 7.1%
   11th Grade Mathematics (California)32.234.4
 2.1%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students16001590
 0.6%
African American4340
 7%
American Indian66
Asian253224
 11.5%
Hispanic511533
 4.3%
Pacific Islander129
 25%
Two or More Races70124
 77.1%
% Free/Discounted Lunch Recipients25.1%23.7%
 1.4%




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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