Merc

  • Merc serves 56 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Merc's student population of 56 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students56 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
60%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
7%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
25%
9%
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Black
52%
11%
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White
14%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merc. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.650.54
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Graduation Rate≤20%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Merc Extended Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    2539 Pleasant Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (612) 872-2777
    0.0 9-12 n/a
  • Minneapolis Whittier International Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 559 students
    0.0 miles
    315 West 26th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (612) 668-4170
    0.0 PK-5 559
  • Minneapolis Early Wonders Preschool Partnership Charter School
    Grades: PK | 19 students
    0.1 miles
    2539 Pleasant Ave South
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (612) 872-2764
    0.1 PK 19
  • Saint Paul Career Pathways Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 76 students
    0.4 miles
    1355 Pierce Butler Rt
    Saint Paul, MN 55104
    (651) 400-1781
    0.4 6-12 76
  • Minneapolis Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 517 students
    0.6 miles
    1200 W 26th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55405
    (612) 668-2720
    0.6 PK-8 517

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