Mercer Elementary is an International Baccalaureate World School authorized for the Primary Year Programme. The school is committed to educating and inspiring students to develop critical and compassionate thinking. Regular field trips enhance the learning experience. Mercer was awarded a Venture Capital Grant by the ODE to develop and document its school-improvement strategy as a model for schools throughout Ohio. The student/faculty ratio (including specialists) at Mercer is 13 to 1.