Mercer School

  • Mercer School serves 146 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mercer School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Mercer School's student population of 146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mercer School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mercer School is 0.19, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#762 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
90%
70%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.190.49
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Graduation Rate≥50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMercer School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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