Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy

1085 Old Trenton Road
Trenton, NJ 08690
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Top 30%
Serving 114 students in grades 9-12, Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy's student population of 114 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy ranks within the top 30% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
#468 out of 2183 schools
(Top 30%)
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30-39%
26%
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60-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
23%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
32%
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Black
17%
15%
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White
15%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.75
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≥80%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy's ranking?
Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy is ranked #468 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy?
The graduation rate of Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy is 80%, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 88%.
How many students attend Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy?
114 students attend Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Asian, 17% of students are Black, 15% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy?
Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy offer ?
Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy part of?
Mercer County Technical School Health Sciences Academy is part of Area Vocational Technical School District Of Mercer County.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 30-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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