Mercer County Intermediate School

1101 Moberly Road
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 572 students in grades 3-5, Mercer County Intermediate School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%).
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 and Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 572 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Bottom 50% in KY
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mercer County Intermediate School's student population of 572 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
572 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Mercer County Intermediate School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mercer County Intermediate School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#878 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
30%
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35%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
4%
11%
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White
84%
74%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercer County Intermediate School's ranking?
Mercer County Intermediate School is ranked #878 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 35% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Mercer County Intermediate School?
572 students attend Mercer County Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Mercer County Intermediate School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercer County Intermediate School?
Mercer County Intermediate School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mercer County Intermediate School offer ?
Mercer County Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mercer County Intermediate School part of?
Mercer County Intermediate School is part of Mercer County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 572 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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