Mercer school information

Average Test Scores78%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,235
Total private schools21,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools14067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mercer are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Mercer.
  • 84.5% of people in Mercer have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Mercer have completed high school.
  • 23.0% of people in Mercer have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Mercer Area El Sch301 Lamor RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 644 · Ratio: 13:181
  • Mercer Area Ms545 W Butler StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 212 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Mercer Area Shs545 W Butler StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 458 · Ratio: 18:175
  • Mercer County Career Center776 Greenville RoadGrades: 10 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Mercer

Completed 8th grade84.5%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school83.8%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college49.1%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.0%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Middlesex, PA86383%22%
Utica, PA15682%20%
New Wilmington, PA2,47281%19%
Sharpsville, PA4,35380%18%
Grove City, PA8,24280%17%
Mercer, PA2,02478%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yanceyville, NC2,02570%3%
Daniels, WV2,02338%44%
Tchula, MS2,02334%50%
Crosslake, MN2,02270%3%
Jackson, KY2,02260%12%
Mercer, PA2,02478%15%
Source: The Mercer, PA 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.