Ruth Mercer Elementary School

  • Ruth Mercer Elementary School serves 159 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 28%.

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School Overview

  • Ruth Mercer Elementary School's student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students159 students
This chart display total students of Ruth Mercer Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Ruth Mercer Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ruth Mercer Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ruth Mercer Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ruth Mercer Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
92%
72%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ruth Mercer Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.150.23
This chart display the diversity score of Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ruth Mercer Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWarsaw R-ix School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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