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 6
10 3
11 5
12 7
UG 230

Mercer High School is a public high school of the Mercer County Special Services School District located in Trenton, NJ. It has 251 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer High School is the 394th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 15,731st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.7 to 1.

Total Students: 251
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.8

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Mercer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 167
(67%)
167
(67%)
 Female 84
(33%)
84
(33%)

Mercer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 95
(38%)
95
(38%)
 Black 95
(38%)
95
(38%)
 Hispanic 46
(18%)
46
(18%)
 Asian 12
(5%)
12
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(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 211
(84%)
211
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(14%)
36
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
4
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer High School is ranked 380th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.9%) is lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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 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

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

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

Compare Mercer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
570.0% 5.7:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.9%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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