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Mercer Island High School is a public school in Mercer Island, WA. It has 1,432 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 80 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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Recent Alumnus

On Food: Things may have changed now, hopefully for the better. The few times that I ate the cafeteria food, there was a decent variety of food on the menu, and there were a couple healthy food options.

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Recent Alumnus

On Sports & Fitness: We pretend to have school spirit but students only show up for football and boys basketball. We pride ourselves in having one of the largest marching bands. It almost seems like we have more band kids than athletes. I have hardly seen any fans at girls sporting events like soccer. The turf in the stadium needs replaced, along with the bleachers, bathrooms, concession stand, and announcers box.

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Recent Alumnus

On Extracurriculars: There were clubs at school, but I did not participate in them because I played high school and club soccer and did not have time for after school clubs.

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Recent Alumnus

On Educational Outcomes: There was a major push from the school and parents to go straight into a four year university setting. I followed along and attended Western Washington University my freshman year. I felt unprepared for college and did not have the best academic experience because I had no idea what I wanted to do with my education. I went back home and attended community college for two years, which was said to be the place where the stupid Mercer Island grads would go. I am now back at Western with a two year associate degree under my belt and am feeling better than ever about my education and the real world.

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High School Senior

On Administration & Policies: Compared to other schools, we have a fairly straight forward policy about bullying, dress code and other things. Does not mean it could not be improved.

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Mercer Island High School is a public school in Mercer Island, WA. It has 1,432 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 80 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

94%

Test Performance

99
Mercer Island High School performed better than 99% of other schools on Washington math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1930

Based on 113 students surveyed
Math
650
Verbal
640
Writing
640

ACT:
29

Based on 78 students surveyed
Math
29
English
30
Reading
28
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 30% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
54.1%
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Female
45.9%
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Racial Diversity

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White
74.2%
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Asian
20.5%
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Hispanic
2.5%
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African American
1.5%
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Multiracial
0.6%
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Native American
0.4%
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Pacific Islander
0.3%