2100 Cowan Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hugh Mercer Elementary School serves 866 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 866 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Hugh Mercer Elementary School's student population of 866 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
866 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Hugh Mercer Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
8%
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Hispanic
24%
18%
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Black
29%
22%
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White
26%
46%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hugh Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 866 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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