Mercer County Jr High School



Mercer County Jr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer County Jr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 96
8 104
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mercer County Jr High School is a public high school of the Mercer County School District 404 located in Joy, IL. It has 200 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.6 to 1.

Total Students: 200
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.34

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Mercer County Jr High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 110
(55%)
321
(54%)
 Female 90
(45%)
271
(46%)

Mercer County Jr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 191
(96%)
568
(96%)
 Two or More 7
(4%)
14
(2%)
 Black 1
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer County Jr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 107
(54%)
365
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(34%)
172
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(13%)
55
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mercer County Jr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Jr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 196
2010 216
2011 203
2012 200

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 13.1
2010 14.4
2011 12.7
2012 6.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.4212962962963
2011 0.39901477832512
2012 0.465

Compare Mercer County Jr High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
660.0% 6.6:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
This School 46.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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