Mercer Area Shs is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Mercer Area SD" in Mercer, PA. There are a total of 410 students and 23 teachers at Mercer Area Shs, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 109 free lunch students and 13 reduced lunch students.
Mercer Area Shs has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 79.5%, which is 50% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
|Taking some courses||10|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||44|
|Passing some courses||7|
|Passing no courses||<=2|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mercer Area Shs, there are a total of 53 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 10 taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||0.5%||0.7%||10.4%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.0%||0.0%||0.2%||1.2%|
|Mercer Area Middle School||40%||0.0||Mercer, PA|
|Mercer Area El School||58%||0.5||Mercer, PA|
|Wilmington Area High School||82%||8.3||New Wilmington, PA|
|New Wilmington El School||65%||8.3||New Wilmington, PA|
|Wilmington Area Middle School||50%||8.3||New Wilmington, PA|
|Grove City Area High School||52%||8.9||Grove City, PA|
|Oakview El School||70%||9.0||Stoneboro, PA|
|Hillview El School||68%||10.3||Grove City, PA|
|Grove City Area Middle School||43%||10.4||Grove City, PA|
|Karen A. Ionta El School||70%||10.5||Hermitage, PA|
|Artman El School||70%||10.5||Hermitage, PA|
|Hickory High School||53%||10.6||Hermitage, PA|
|Population density (sq mi)||1,580||277||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||52%||56%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||87.3%||86.9%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||86.7%||85.6%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||51.5%||53.6%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||34.5%||37.4%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.1%||3.3%||3.3%|