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Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 22%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Mercer, PA School Districts

      • Mercer Area School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Mercer. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mercer, PA schools is 59%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Mercer, PA, an average of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.7% have completed high school.

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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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Owens Cross Roads, AL1,79955%11%
      Howard City, MI1,79920%59%
      Vonore, TN1,79944%12%
      Oberlin, KS1,80037%26%
      Roxana, IL1,80024%52%
      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.