Mercer County Elementary School

  • Mercer County Elementary School serves 727 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.
  • Mercer County Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mercer County Elementary School's student population of 727 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students727 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mercer County Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mercer County Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mercer County Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mercer County Elementary School is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
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 Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
84%
77%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mercer County Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mercer County Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.290.25
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
54%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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