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About This School

Pierce Middle School is a public middle school in Waterford. The principal of Pierce Middle School is Ms. Yvonne Dixon, whose e-mail is dixony01@wsdmi.org. 1,101 children attend Pierce Middle School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 46% of the 1,101 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Pierce Middle School is 20:1. Waterford General Baptist Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 9% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 81% 82%
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6% %
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 36%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Parent that is looking to relocate to Waterford. Checking out the schools in this area.

  • (3 years ago)

    Our son attended Pierce his 8th grade year because the school district had to close down Crary Middle School (where he had been attending previously). As a parent who attended Pierce when I was in middle school I was pleased to see that the staff at Pierce is maintaining the high quality standards that were there when I was a student. The teachers we worked with were all great and very good at communicating information. We valued the use of EdLine and Parent Portal so we could track our son's assignments and grades. Teachers were great at answering questions and getting back to us. The principal is dedicated to educating the students there in the best ways possible. I only wish that our State government would quite cutting funding to our schools so that all our district schools could provide more resources and programs. Pierce staff do a good job and the PTSA at Pierce is invaluable and provides additional funding for programs for the staff/teachers. I encourage all parents to get involved at Pierce and volunteer to help the PTSA.

  • (5 years ago)

    Pierce Middle School could pay more attention to the condition of the school and school grounds. I find the staff of teachers I have worked with so far to be very good. I am still trying to figure out if the school principal is enforcing the rules.

  • (5 years ago)

    Pierce is an average school with average finances however the staff is excellent. In addition one would be hard pressed to find a school with more spirit. Pierce is also fortunate to have a superb PTSA and outstanding parent volunteer. Overall a really great school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Pierce Middle School is tremendous. I am a seventh grade student here and I am willing to debate that my school as well as teachers are the best. The teachers here make sure that my classmates and I understand what we have been taught before they move on. The teachers are very courteous and helpful and get a lot of respect from other parents and students. Pierce is safe and I enjoy it here.

  • (7 years ago)

    In my experience the staff of Pierce middle school (and many other Waterford Schools) is the best kept secret in Michigan. I can not believe that the staff can do the wonderful job they do under questionable conditions. If you are looking for a school where your child will get great opportunities and a professional caring staff look no further.

  • (9 years ago)

    Pierce Middle School has to be the work school in the state of Michigan. The staff is extremely unprofessional. They are replacing the entire administartion next year and I am not sure which school they will go to but you may want to check to make sure its not your school.

  • (10 years ago)

    nice clean school wonderful teachers office staff helpful.

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