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
9 106
10 98
11 99
12 92

Mercer County High School is a public high school of the Mercer County School District 404 located in Aledo, IL. It has 395 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer County High School is the 400th largest public high school in Illinois and the 12,700th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 395
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,700th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 400th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 353rd out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 373rd out of 828

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Mercer County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(51%)
308
(52%)
 Female 192
(49%)
283
(48%)

Mercer County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 374
(95%)
556
(94%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
9
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 235
(59%)
331
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 142
(36%)
233
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(5%)
27
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer County High School is ranked 408th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.4%. 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
2013 393
2014 408
2015 395

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
2013 13.6
2014 14.1
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 0.28042328042328
2011 0.26822916666667
2012 0.34183673469388
2013 0.41730279898219
2014 0.42401960784314
2015 0.40506329113924

Compare Mercer County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.5%
 
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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