Mercer Island High School



Mercer Island High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer Island 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
9 364
10 346
11 345
12 401

Mercer Island High School is a public high school of the Mercer Island School District located in Mercer Island, WA. It has 1,456 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercer Island High School is the 86th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,396th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.4

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Mercer Island High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 771
(53%)
771
(53%)
 Female 685
(47%)
685
(47%)

Mercer Island High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,073
(74%)
1,073
(74%)
 Asian 289
(20%)
289
(20%)
 Hispanic 42
(3%)
42
(3%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Black 21
(1%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Mercer Island High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,402
(96%)
1,402
(96%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 45
(3%)
45
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercer Island High School is ranked 434th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercer Island High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.8%. 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 Island High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1460
2006 1424
2007 1394
2008 1373
2009 1417
2010 1432
2011 1453
2012 1456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 21.1
2007 20.5
2008 20.2
2009 22.3
2010 22.5
2011 22.7
2012 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008
2009
2010 0.027234636871508
2011 0.040605643496215
2012 0.037087912087912

Compare Mercer Island High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.7%
 
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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