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2600 Bartels Rd

Cincinnati, OH 45244

(513) 232-7000

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 775

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Mercer Elementary School

Everyone at Mercer is super nice. The classrooms look super cute which is impressive to many parents. As a former educator, I wasn't very impressed by the lack of innovative instructional techniques. Much of the reading "program" seems to be whole language focused which went out in the early 90s. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/11

The principal of this school is outstanding, and the energy and dedication of the staff is very visible. At the moment the class sizes are very large which is not ideal but will hopefully change.

Posted by a parent on 03/05/11

The level of parent involvement is unlike anything I have ever experienced. There are always parents helping in the classroom and at extra curricular activities. The parents donate their time and money to make this school community strong. The teachers and parents are friendly and striving for the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/06

Mercer has been a great experience for my daughter. She is in the 5th grade and has had a very good year. Just moving in this year they made her feel very welcome. The principal Mr. Gates is one of the best I have seen. The special services dept. is phenomenal.

Posted by a parent on 05/23/06

Great academics and prep for middle school, though standardized test focus can be tiresome. Several truly amazing teachers. Surprisingly strong sense of community given relatively large size (over 800). New principal('05-'06) has taken strong leadership role and made big impact; especially impressive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/22/06

I have two children at Mercer. Not only was the education excellent, but the teachers all know the students. Mercer has given my children the very best educational foundation I could ask for.

Posted by a parent on 03/23/04

Both of my sons attended Mercer for k-6. They received an outstanding education, which can be verified by there excellent grades and emotional/social skills displayed at the upper level. Mercer teachers care about all students and it is shown through there hard work, dedication, and behind the scenes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/25/04

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Test scores for Mercer Elementary School

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Test Year: 2011
Mercer Elementary School
Forest Hills Local School District
* In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Cincinnati schools — Mercer Elementary School is located at 2600 Bartels Rd, Cincinnati OH 45244. 2600 Bartels Rd is in the 45244 ZIP code in Cincinnati, OH The school district for Mercer Elementary School is the Forest Hills Local School District. Mercer Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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