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Mercer Island High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
9100 Se 42nd
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone
(206) 236-3345
District
MERCER ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
KING COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1551
Classroom Teachers
75

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.5% of WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Mercer Island High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
95%
57%
99%
72%
90%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
21
18
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 392 25.3%
Grade 10 380 24.5%
Grade 11 398 25.7%
Grade 12 381 24.6%
Total 1551 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.8% 65.6% 56.0%
Black 1.0% 1.0% 5.2%
Hispanic 3.8% 6.1% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 22.2% 27.1% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.5% 3.2% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.8% 2.4% 35.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 0.8% 7.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,820 7,705,281
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,970.6 114
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.0% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.4% 18.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.9% 35.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.0% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 20.6% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,128 2,905,822
Single Parent Households With Children 5.0% 8.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.4% 91.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 76.2% 36.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 50.2% 19.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 18.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.9% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.6% 17.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.0% 14.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.5% 9.8%
$15,000 or less 4.1% 7.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,631 $39,029,382 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,207 $5,458,054 7.3%
Staff $1,007 $4,553,654 6.1%
General Administration $171 $773,262 1.0%
School Administration $881 $3,983,882 5.3%
Operation $1,279 $5,783,638 7.7%
Transportation $557 $2,518,754 3.4%
Other $562 $2,541,364 3.4%
Total Support $5,664 $25,612,608 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,244 $10,147,368 13.6%
Total Expenditures $16,539 $74,789,358 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,745 $9,524,373,557 46.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,121 $1,221,119,363 6.0%
Staff $968 $1,053,829,438 5.2%
General Administration $140 $152,128,291 0.7%
School Administration $859 $935,119,942 4.6%
Operation $1,143 $1,245,002,695 6.1%
Transportation $543 $591,499,229 2.9%
Other $603 $657,011,255 3.2%
Total Support $5,377 $5,855,726,429 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,508 $4,909,802,673 24.2%
Total Expenditures $18,630 $20,289,978,173 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%