Mercer Middle School



Mercer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 203
7 195
8 206
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mercer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Garden City, GA in the Chatham County School District. It enrolls 604 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40

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Mercer Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 315
(52%)
13,679
(49%)
 Male 289
(48%)
14,372
(51%)

Mercer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 446
(74%)
15,721
(56%)
 White 82
(14%)
8,230
(29%)
 Hispanic 54
(9%)
1,763
(6%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
1,726
(6%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
504
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
44
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
63
(0%)

Mercer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 490
(81%)
16,738
(60%)
 Not Eligible 79
(13%)
9,379
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
1,934
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mercer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.9%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mercer Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 757
2006 858
2007 892
2008 826
2009 814
2010 687
2011 656
2012 604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15
2007 14
2008 13.5
2009 13.8
2010 13.2
2011 14.2
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69749009247028
2006 0.72144522144522
2007 0.72645739910314
2008 0.74213075060533
2009 0.85626535626536
2010 0.81222707423581
2011 0.85823170731707
2012 0.86920529801325

Compare Mercer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 86.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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