Mercer High School

22931 Main St
Mercer, MO 64661
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 67 students in grades 7-12, Mercer High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in MO)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mercer High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Mercer High School's student population of 67 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
67 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Mercer High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mercer High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#1367 out of 2092 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mercer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
40-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mercer High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
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8%
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Black
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15%
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White
97%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Mercer High School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Mercer High School and public school graduation rate of Missouri by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mercer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mercer High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercer High School's ranking?
Mercer High School is ranked #1367 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 40-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mercer High School?
The graduation rate of Mercer High School is 50%, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 89%.
How many students attend Mercer High School?
67 students attend Mercer High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Mercer High School students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercer High School?
Mercer High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mercer High School offer ?
Mercer High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Mercer High School part of?
Mercer High School is part of North Mercer County R-III School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 67 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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