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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 2021 – 2022 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2020
  • Educational Environment: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated July 2023

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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
1544
Classroom Teachers
77

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.7% of all WA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S.

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
81%
47%
86%
62%
75%
31%
    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
20
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 366 23.7%
Grade 10 385 24.9%
Grade 11 380 24.6%
Grade 12 413 26.7%
Total 1544 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/Racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.6% 61.2% 55.0%
Black 2.0% 1.5% 5.3%
Hispanic 6.7% 7.4% 27.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 25.2% 29.5% 9.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 2.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
Economically disadvantaged 3.8% 3.2% 42.5%
Free lunch eligible 3.1% 2.6% 35.3%
Reduced lunch eligible 0.6% 0.6% 7.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,506 7,785,786
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,946.7 115
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.8% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 18.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.5% 35.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.2% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 19.8% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,758 2,949,682
Single Parent Households With Children 3.2% 7.5%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.3% 91.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 77.5% 37.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 54.1% 22.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.3% 18.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.1% 13.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.3% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.4% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.1% 9.1%
$15,000 or less 3.8% 7.0%

Education Expenditures

For this District Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,432 $37,910,272 50.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,238 $5,566,048 7.4%
Staff $1,301 $5,849,296 7.8%
General Administration $163 $732,848 1.0%
School Administration $953 $4,284,688 5.7%
Operation $1,228 $5,521,088 7.3%
Transportation $526 $2,364,896 3.1%
Other $584 $2,625,664 3.5%
Total Support $5,992 $26,940,032 35.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,322 $10,439,712 13.9%
Total Expenditures $16,746 $75,290,016 100.0%
For the State Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,986 $9,744,631,794 46.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,217 $1,319,633,091 6.3%
Staff $1,134 $1,230,185,842 5.8%
General Administration $148 $160,712,680 0.8%
School Administration $902 $978,095,459 4.6%
Operation $1,153 $1,250,589,826 5.9%
Transportation $569 $616,642,523 2.9%
Other $696 $755,170,389 3.6%
Total Support $5,820 $6,311,213,282 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,630 $5,021,166,137 23.8%
Total Expenditures $19,436 $21,077,045,714 100.0%
For the Nation Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,794 $384,567,026,223 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $41,500,431,613 5.3%
Staff $665 $32,787,987,253 4.2%
General Administration $269 $13,273,339,703 1.7%
School Administration $756 $37,281,585,830 4.8%
Operation $1,191 $58,747,506,944 7.6%
Transportation $504 $24,858,475,672 3.2%
Other $491 $24,247,526,162 3.1%
Total Support $4,716 $232,696,768,378 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $160,183,697,619 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,757 $777,446,989,564 100.0%