Early Education Reach & Risk
Children in Mercer County are at Moderate-High risk of school failure.
When children experience risk factors such as living in economically stressed
families, poor or no pre-natal care for the mother, parents with low
educational levels, abuse and neglect, and entering a poorly performing school
system, they are more likely to enter school behind, and fail in school. The
more risk factors the child experiences, the greater her risk of school
failure. There are 5,962 children under age five living in Mercer County.
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