Mercer Area Middle School
Mercer Area Middle School serves 167 students in grades 7-8.
Mercer Area Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).
Mercer Area Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Mercer Area Middle School's student population of 167 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Mercer Area Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mercer Area Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1594 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
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