Mercer County High School



Mercer County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer County High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 107
10 111
11 85
12 89

Mercer County High School is a public high school of the Mercer County School District 404 located in Aledo, IL. It has 392 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer County High School is the 405th largest public high school in Illinois and the 12,557th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.4 to 1.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.82

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Mercer County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 211
(54%)
321
(54%)
 Female 181
(46%)
271
(46%)

Mercer County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 377
(96%)
568
(96%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 258
(66%)
365
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 105
(27%)
172
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(7%)
55
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer County High School is ranked 432nd out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mercer County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 413
2010 378
2011 384
2012 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 12.1
2010 11.5
2011 11.6
2012 5.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.28042328042328
2011 0.26822916666667
2012 0.34183673469388

Compare Mercer County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
540.0% 5.4:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.2%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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