Mercer Middle School

42149 Greenstone Dr.
Aldie, VA 20105
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
1.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Mercer Middle School serves 1,878 students in grades 6-8.
Mercer Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Mercer Middle School's student population of 1,878 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 134 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,878 students
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Total Classroom Teachers134 teachers
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School Comparison

Mercer Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mercer Middle School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#694 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
68%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
37%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
9%
22%
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White
39%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLoudoun County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mercer Middle School is Freedom High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J. Michael Lunsford Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arcola Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aldie Arcola Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,007 student
    1.0 miles
    41740 Tall Cedars Parkway
    Aldie, VA 20105
    (703) 957-4390
    1 PK-5 1,007
  • Chantilly Freedom High School Math: 83% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,921 student
    1.0 miles
    25450 Riding Center Drive
    Chantilly, VA 20152
    (703) 957-4300
    1 9-12 1,921
  • Chantilly Liberty Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,063 student
    1.1 miles
    25491 Riding Center Drive
    Chantilly, VA 20152
    (703) 957-4370
    1.1 PK-5 1,063
  • Aldie Goshen Post Elementary School

    1.2 miles
    24945 Lobo Drive
    Aldie, VA 20105
    (571) 252-1018
    1.2 n/a n/a
  • Aldie John Champe High School Math: 77% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,047 students
    1.2 miles
    41535 Sacred Mountain Street
    Aldie, VA 20105
    (703) 722-2680
    1.2 9-12 2,047

School Reviews

  1.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
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.
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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.
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