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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • 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
1552
Classroom Teachers
77

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Washington

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.2% 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

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 55
Proficiency in Reading 91 70
Proficiency in Math 83 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.04
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.46
AVG FOR STATE 18.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 404 26.0%
Grade 10 368 23.7%
Grade 11 370 23.8%
Grade 12 410 26.4%
Total 1552 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 73.2% 68.6% 58.1%
Black 1.3% 1.0% 5.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 5.4% 25.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 21.0% 24.8% 8.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 2.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.7% 3.4% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.8% 2.8% 35.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 0.7% 7.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,492 7,614,893
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,945.6 112
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.5% 6.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.9% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.3% 34.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.9% 25.9%
65 OR OLDER 20.4% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,123 2,829,893
Single Parent Households With Children 5.3% 9.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 98.0% 91.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 79.0% 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 48.2% 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.9% 17.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.0% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.6% 15.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.6% 11.1%
$15,000 or less 6.5% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,590 $29,608,870 41.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $950 $4,268,350 6.0%
Staff $986 $4,430,098 6.3%
General Administration $155 $696,415 1.0%
School Administration $742 $3,333,806 4.7%
Operation $1,109 $4,982,737 7.1%
Transportation $432 $1,940,976 2.7%
Other $521 $2,340,853 3.3%
Total Support $4,895 $21,993,235 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,236 $19,032,348 26.9%
Total Expenditures $15,721 $70,634,453 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,713 $7,591,259,823 47.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $856 $967,474,001 6.0%
Staff $797 $900,956,428 5.6%
General Administration $120 $135,458,018 0.8%
School Administration $707 $799,394,224 5.0%
Operation $986 $1,115,298,501 6.9%
Transportation $432 $489,010,241 3.0%
Other $518 $585,672,414 3.6%
Total Support $4,416 $4,993,259,708 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,077 $3,479,528,759 21.7%
Total Expenditures $14,206 $16,064,038,718 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%