Mercer Central



Mercer Central Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer Central Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 3
10 4
11 7
12 13

Mercer Central is a public high school of the Mercer County School District located in Harrodsburg, KY. It has 27 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer Central is the 325th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 23,880th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 27
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,880th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 325th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 139th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 348th out of 386

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Mercer Central Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 15
(56%)
455
(52%)
 Female 12
(44%)
419
(48%)

Mercer Central Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 26
(96%)
756
(86%)
 Two or More 1
(4%)
46
(5%)
 Black 0
(0%)
32
(4%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
31
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer Central Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 23
(85%)
402
(46%)
 Not Eligible 4
(15%)
472
(54%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer Central is ranked 308th out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer Central students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.2%. 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 Central Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 15
2011 29
2012 38
2013 30
2014 23
2015 27

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 6
2011 14.5
2012 19
2013 15
2014 11.5
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.73333333333333
2011 0.62068965517241
2012 0.65789473684211
2013 0.23333333333333
2014 0.73913043478261
2015 0.85185185185185

Compare Mercer Central to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 85.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mercer Central
Harrodsburg, KY
Public 09 - 12 27 13.5:1  
Mercer County Senior High School
Harrodsburg, KY
Public 09 - 12 839 17.7:1 1 miles
Burgin Independent School
Burgin, KY
Public PK - 12 523 15.6:1 6 miles
Danville Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 200 10:1 9 miles
Boyle County High School
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Public 09 - 12 855 16.7:1 10 miles
Danville High School
Danville, KY
Public 09 - 12 511 16.5:1 11 miles
The Providence School
Wilmore, KY
Public 06 - 12 152 8.3:1 12 miles
West Jessamine High School
Nicholasville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,236 20.5:1 16 miles
Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg
Lawrenceburg, KY
Private PK - 12 142 8:1 18 miles
East Jessamine High School
Nicholasville, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,014 19.1:1 18 miles
Anderson County High School
Lawrenceburg, KY
Public 09 - 12 1,098 18.2:1 18 miles
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