Mercer High School



Mercer High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 12
8 20
9 17
10 11
11 20
12 14

Mercer High School is a public high school of the North Mercer County. R-III School District located in Mercer, MO. It has 94 students in grades 7th through 12th. Mercer High School is the 485th largest public high school in Missouri and the 20,650th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.8 to 1.

Total Students: 94
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.68

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Mercer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 49
(52%)
49
(52%)
 Male 45
(48%)
45
(48%)

Mercer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 92
(98%)
92
(98%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 43
(46%)
43
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(32%)
30
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(22%)
21
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer High School is ranked 445th out of 0 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.3%) is higher than the state average of 40.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 91
2006 82
2007 81
2008 81
2009 83
2010 80
2011 91
2012 94

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.3
2006 8.1
2007 6.9
2008 7.4
2009 7.5
2010 7.3
2011 8.2
2012 8.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62637362637363
2006 0.67073170731707
2007 0.55555555555556
2008 0.50617283950617
2009 0.48192771084337
2010 0.575
2011 0.51648351648352
2012 0.54255319148936

Compare Mercer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
880.0% 8.8:1
 
1,388.9% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.3%
 

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Public 07 - 12 94 8.8:1  
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