Mercer Area Shs



Mercer Area Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer Area Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 86
10 117
11 129
12 113

Mercer Area Shs is a public high school of the Mercer Area School District located in Mercer, PA. It has 445 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer Area Shs is the 545th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 11,506th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.9 to 1.

Total Students: 445
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.5

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Mercer Area Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 227
(51%)
326
(49%)
 Female 218
(49%)
333
(51%)

Mercer Area Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 427
(96%)
637
(97%)
 Black 8
(2%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercer Area Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 324
(73%)
474
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 94
(21%)
148
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
37
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer Area Shs is ranked 600th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer Area Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 37.7%. 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 Area Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 457
2007 438
2008 470
2009 463
2010 458
2011 472
2012 445

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 18.1
2007 17.1
2008 19.5
2009 17.9
2010 17.9
2011 19
2012 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33477321814255
2006 0.35667396061269
2007 0.38812785388128
2008 0.37659574468085
2009 0.30669546436285
2010 0.29039301310044
2011 0.27966101694915
2012 0.27191011235955

Compare Mercer Area Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.2%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 445 18.9:1  
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