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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Mercer Island School District serving 4,016 students in Mercer Island, Washington.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the Washington state average of 45%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the state average of 19:1.

Mercer Island School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Mercer Island Island Park Elementary School
    5437 Island Crest Way
    Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (206)236-3410

    Grades: K-5 | 388 students
  • Mercer Island Islander Middle School
    8225 Se 72nd
    Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (206)236-3413

    Grades: 6-8 | 1127 students
  • Mercer Island Lakeridge Elementary School
    8215 Se 78th
    Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (206)236-3415

    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
  • Mercer Island Mercer Island High School
    9100 Se 42nd
    Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (206)236-3345

    Grades: 9-12 | 1500 students
  • Mercer Island West Mercer Elementary School
    4141 81st Ave Se
    Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (206)236-3430

    Grades: K-5 | 517 students

Overview

School District NameMercer Island School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,016 students
# of Teachers204 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
# of Male Students1,963 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students2,053 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.52
# of American Indian Students9 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students787 students
% Asian Students
20%
# of Hispanic Students169 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students42 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students2,663 students
% White Students
66%
# of Hawaiian Students7 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students339 students
% of Two or more races Students
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4
# of Students in Kindergarten:171
# of Students in 1st Grade:203
# of Students in 2nd Grade:210
# of Students in 3rd Grade:247
# of Students in 4th Grade:277
# of Students in 5th Grade:276
# of Students in 6th Grade:364
# of Students in 7th Grade:400
# of Students in 8th Grade:363
# of Students in 9th Grade:371
# of Students in 10th Grade:412
# of Students in 11th Grade:378
# of Students in 12th Grade:340
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Mercer Island School District, which is ranked within the top 1% of all 293 school districts in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mercer Island School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mercer Island School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,674 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,981. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,275 is less than the state average of $13,157. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
Total Revenue$51 MM$12 MM
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Spending$45 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Mercer Island School District and average spending for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,674$14,981
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mercer Island School District and average revenue per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,275$13,157
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mercer Island School District and average spending per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Mercer Island School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is higher than the Washington average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is West Mercer Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.