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Mercer, PA
Students enrolled: 472

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545 West Butler St
Mercer, PA 16137

(724) 662-5104
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Map of Mercer Area Senior High School address.

October 28, 2014
Abysmal is the first word that comes to mind when speaking of Mercer High School. This school is focused on sports and test scores. There is no pride in hard work or academic accomplishments. There are a few wonderful teachers in the High School, but only a few. The rest are unprofessional, unmotivated, and uninterested. Some of the teachers typically stop teaching after the mandated tests at the end of the year. The few teachers that want their students to succeed are obligated to teach only what is needed for mandated testing. The administrators do not set a very good standard for academic excellence and pride. They do not respond to emails or other forms of communication from parents in a timely manner and sometimes they don't respond at all. Parents are treated like outsiders and not like educational partners. I would never recommend someone intentionally moving into this school district.

- submitted by a parent

June 25, 2009
The sports programs at Mercer High School seem to focus on draining resources that could improve their academic standing, which is trailing the elementary school. Even the elementary with its problems in administration, has been able to train the children to pass state test, so funding can continue to follow unfettered into the district. Watching the high school students walking to and from school is like watching a Marilyn Mansion look-a-like parade, I believe in letting children express themselves, but there should be some sort of decorum in higher academic environments, so as not to distract the learning process. Cliques destroy this schools academic and sports programs.

- submitted by a parent

October 21, 2005
This is a great school. There are several activities available for the students to be involved in. I have found that they are very enthusiastic about parents being involved with there childs education.

- submitted by a student

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Mercer Area Senior High School
545 West Butler St, Mercer, PA  16137
(724) 662-5104
Last modified Mercer Area Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mercer Area Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top