Mercer Island school information

IndexMercer IslandWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores83%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools71,99179,235
Total private schools654824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mercer Island are 69% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Mercer Island.
  • 97.6% of people in Mercer Island have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.5% of people in Mercer Island have completed high school.
  • 75.6% of people in Mercer Island have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mercer Island

IndexMercer IslandWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade97.6%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school97.5%86.3%82.4%
Completed some college91.6%66.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree80.9%42.0%37.2%
Completed bachelors75.6%32.3%29.3%
Completed masters35.2%11.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree14.2%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mercer Island (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Medina, WA3,08088%79%
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA21,31388%79%
Sammamish, WA49,07781%65%
Cottage Lake, WA23,31881%65%
Klahanie, WA11,53881%64%
Mercer Island, WA23,63683%69%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Corcoran, CA23,63418%63%
Rolling Meadows, IL23,64648%3%
Loma Linda, CA23,64851%4%
Greenbelt, MD23,61237%24%
Champlin, MN23,59168%37%
Mercer Island, WA23,63683%69%
Source: The Mercer Island, WA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.