741 Tapp Rd
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mercer County Elementary School serves 668 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 54%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mercer County Elementary School's student population of 668 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Mercer County Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
41%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
47%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
84%
75%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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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 KY.
Diversity Score
0.29
This chart display the diversity score of Mercer County Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Mercer County Elementary School often compared to?

Mercer County Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Burgin Independent School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% KY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% KY state average).

How many students attend Mercer County Elementary School?

668 students attend Mercer County Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

84% of Mercer County Elementary School students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercer County Elementary School?

Mercer County Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Mercer County Elementary School offer ?

Mercer County Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Mercer County Elementary School part of?

Mercer County Elementary School is part of Mercer County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 668 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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