Mercer Area Senior High School

Mercer Area Senior High School serves 445 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Mercer Area Senior High School operates within the Mercer Area School District.
The school district's 89% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 445 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Black
2%
16%
White
96%
70%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.24
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
36%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,292 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 89% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,551 is less than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $18,635 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 114% over four years.
School District Name Mercer Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,292 1,528
Graduation Rate 89% 88%
District Total Revenue $16 MM $21 MM
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,551 $12,476
District Spending / Student $18,635 $11,944
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mercer County Career Center (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer Area Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mercer Area Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MercerMercer Area Middle School
    545 West Butler St
    MercerPA 16137
    (724)662-5104
    0 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 214 students                      
  • MercerMercer Area Elementary School
    301 Lamor Rd
    MercerPA 16137
    (724)662-5102
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 633 students                      
  • MercerMercer County Career Center
    Vocational School
    776 Greenville Rd
    MercerPA 16137
    (724)662-3000
    Vocational School

    1.7 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • Grove CityGeorge Junior Republic High School
    233 George Junior Rd
    Grove CityPA 16127
    (724)458-9330
    8.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 420 students                      
  • Grove CityGeorge Junior Republic Middle School
    233 George Junior Rd
    Grove CityPA 16127
    (724)458-9330
    8.1 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 61 students                      

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