Mercer County School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 public schools managed by Mercer County School District serving 2,834 students in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky state average of 23%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Mercer County School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Harrodsburg Kenneth D. King Middle School
    937 Moberly Rd.
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    (859)733-7060

    Grades: 6-8 | 610 students
  • Harrodsburg Mercer Central Alternative School
    530 Perryville Road
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    (859)733-7120

    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
  • Harrodsburg Mercer County Day Treatment Alternative School
    530 Perryville Road
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    (859)733-7120

    Grades: 6-12 | 14 students
  • Harrodsburg Mercer County Elementary School
    741 Tapp Rd
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    (859)733-7040

    Grades: PK-2 | 727 students
  • Harrodsburg Mercer County Intermediate School
    1101 Moberly Road
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    (859)733-7080

    Grades: 3-5 | 632 students
  • Harrodsburg Mercer County Senior High School
    1124 Moberly Rd
    Harrodsburg, KY 40330
    (859)733-7160

    Grades: 9-12 | 829 students

Overview

School District NameMercer County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,812 students
# of Teachers180 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students1,343 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students1,469 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.31
# of American Indian Students3 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students26 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students169 students
% Hispanic Students
6%
# of Black Students114 students
% Black Students
4%
# of White Students2,333 students
% White Students
83%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students164 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:93
# of Students in Kindergarten:204
# of Students in 1st Grade:201
# of Students in 2nd Grade:229
# of Students in 3rd Grade:223
# of Students in 4th Grade:213
# of Students in 5th Grade:196
# of Students in 6th Grade:192
# of Students in 7th Grade:209
# of Students in 8th Grade:211
# of Students in 9th Grade:243
# of Students in 10th Grade:191
# of Students in 11th Grade:202
# of Students in 12th Grade:205
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Mercer County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 173 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mercer County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mercer County School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mercer County School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,889 is higher than the state average of $10,478. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,847 is higher than the state average of $10,395. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KY)
Total Revenue$33 MM$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mercer County School District and average revenue for each school distric in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$33 MM$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Mercer County School District and average spending for each school distric in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,889$10,478
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mercer County School District and average revenue per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,847$10,395
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mercer County School District and average spending per public school student in KY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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