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 0
8 0
9 8
10 4
11 11
12 17
UG 265

Mercer High School is a public high school of the Mercer County Special Services School District located in Hamilton, NJ. It has 305 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer High School is the 385th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 14,575th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.0 to 1.

Total Students: 305
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.8

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Mercer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 219
(72%)
219
(72%)
 Female 86
(28%)
86
(28%)

Mercer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 153
(50%)
153
(50%)
 White 86
(28%)
86
(28%)
 Hispanic 51
(17%)
51
(17%)
 Asian 11
(4%)
11
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 182
(60%)
182
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(34%)
104
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(6%)
19
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer High School is ranked 302nd out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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 267
2006 267
2007 273
2008 236
2009 273
2010 225
2011 217
2012 251
2013 269
2014 284
2015 305

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.2
2006 6.2
2007 11.9
2008 5.1
2009 6.7
2010 5.7
2011 5.1
2012 5.7
2013 6.3
2014 6.2
2015 7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53183520599251
2006 0.53183520599251
2007 0.52014652014652
2008 0.49576271186441
2009 0.47619047619048
2010 0.43111111111111
2011 0.22119815668203
2012 0.1593625498008
2013 0.14126394052045
2014 0.45070422535211
2015 0.40327868852459

Compare Mercer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
This School 40.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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