Mercer school information

Average Test Scores36%51%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89979,221
Total private schoolsn/a53124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a2137,963
The Mercer, MO educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mercer public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 28% lower than than the Missouri average and 26% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mercer public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 16.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mercer are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Mercer.
  • 85.6% of people in Mercer have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Mercer have completed high school.
  • 16.5% of people in Mercer have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mercer

Completed 8th grade85.6%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college38.8%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.3%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cainsville, MO24465%31%
Newtown, MO24555%11%
Princeton, MO1,05435%30%
Mercer, MO41136%26%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oxford Junction, IA41172%46%
Cazenovia, WI41145%9%
Buckholts, TX41147%4%
Lake City, CO41240%20%
Uniontown, KS41242%15%
Mercer, MO41136%26%
Source: The Mercer, MO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.