Mercer school information

IndexMercerPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores59%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Mercer, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Mercer public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 11% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mercer public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.7% have completed high school, 23.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mercer are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Mercer.
  • 87.3% of people in Mercer have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Mercer have completed high school.
  • 23.8% of people in Mercer have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mercer

IndexMercerPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Middlesex, PA84370%41%
Slippery Rock, PA3,62068%38%
Stoneboro, PA98866%34%
New Wilmington, PA2,34065%33%
Hermitage, PA16,07763%27%
Mercer, PA1,79959%20%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Vonore, TN1,79944%12%
Howard City, MI1,79920%59%
Owens Cross Roads, AL1,79955%11%
Guyton, GA1,80046%7%
Cressona, PA1,79862%26%
Mercer, PA1,79959%20%
Source: The Mercer, PA 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.