Mercer Middle School

42149 Greenstone Dr.
Aldie, VA 20105
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 1,265 students in grades 6-8, Mercer Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : Top 20% in VA
  • : 69% (Top 30%)
  • : 83% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mercer Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Mercer Middle School's student population of 1,265 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,265 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Mercer Middle School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mercer Middle School is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#326 out of 1792 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Mercer Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
69%
54%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mercer Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
83%
69%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mercer Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
75%
59%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Mercer Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
46%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
11%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
28%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mercer Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Virginia.
0.69
This chart displays the diversity score of Mercer Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mercer Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mercer Middle School's ranking?
Mercer Middle School is ranked #326 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Mercer Middle School often compared to?
Mercer Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like J Michael Lunsford Middle School, Brambleton Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 83% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Mercer Middle School?
1,265 students attend Mercer Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Mercer Middle School students are Asian, 28% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mercer Middle School?
Mercer Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Mercer Middle School offer ?
Mercer Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Mercer Middle School part of?
Mercer Middle School is part of Loudoun Co PBLC Schs School District.

School Reviews

1   1/29/2020
We recently moved to Aldie and my son is having such a hard time with the transition to Mercer middle school. He states that the students are mean rich kids and look down upon others who are not equal to them.
- Posted by Parent - Joan
2   12/20/2010
The academic programs are not so great. The music, art, and other extracurricular activities are not good also but the sports at this school are good. The facilities are dirty, and disguisting. The level of parent involvement is good but they could do better. The fundraisers that this school holds are scams and rip-offs.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - matts

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 69% (Top 30%)
  • : 83% (Top 20%)
  • : 75% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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