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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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
1464
Classroom Teachers
72

* Mercer Island High School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.0% 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 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 88 31
Proficiency in Reading 85 32
Proficiency in Math 91 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.22
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.83
AVG FOR STATE 18.76
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 399 27.3%
Grade 10 368 25.1%
Grade 11 341 23.3%
Grade 12 356 24.3%
Total 1464 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.6% 72.9% 61.3%
Black 1.4% 1.1% 4.8%
Hispanic 3.8% 4.5% 24.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 21.6% 21.2% 8.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.2% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.0% 3.8% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 3.0% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.5% 0.7% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 24,467 7,405,743
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,867.4 109
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.0% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.3% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.8% 34.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.6% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 20.3% 14.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,820 2,740,171
Single Parent Households With Children 6.0% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.3% 90.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 78.2% 33.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 43.6% 12.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.4% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.2% 18.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.1% 17.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.0% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 6.3% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,879 $25,520,739 47.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $739 $3,207,999 5.9%
Staff $671 $2,912,811 5.4%
General Administration $134 $581,694 1.1%
School Administration $569 $2,470,029 4.5%
Operation $967 $4,197,747 7.7%
Transportation $430 $1,866,630 3.4%
Other $436 $1,892,676 3.5%
Total Support $3,946 $17,129,586 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,691 $11,681,631 21.5%
Total Expenditures $12,516 $54,331,956 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,759 $6,259,158,595 49.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $678 $737,036,335 5.8%
Staff $617 $670,955,141 5.3%
General Administration $113 $122,430,438 1.0%
School Administration $591 $642,770,255 5.0%
Operation $888 $964,992,078 7.6%
Transportation $398 $432,557,608 3.4%
Other $409 $444,275,544 3.5%
Total Support $3,694 $4,015,067,646 31.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,302 $2,501,695,451 19.6%
Total Expenditures $11,754 $12,776,003,647 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%