Measuring Educator Preparedness
Prepared for success
Our Tift College of Education graduates are well equipped and ready to make an impact. With a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of learning milestones, classroom techniques, evolving technology tools, and more, they leave Mercer prepared to lead and innovate in the classroom and beyond.
GACE pass rate
|GACE Pass Rate||Mercer||Statewide|
|Group||Number Taking Assessment||Number Passing Assessment||Institutional Pass Rate||Number Taking Assessment||Number Passing Assessment||Institutional Pass Rate|
|Program Completion, 2019-20||187||182||97%||3,405||3,343||98%|
|Program Completion, 2018-19||156||154||99%||3,334||3,285||99%|
|Program Completion, 2017-18||131||131||100%||3,171||3,126||99%|
Graduation and employment
2019-2020 Initial Teacher Certification Program
- 204 Program completion
- 180 Employed*
- 88.23% Employment rate
*The State of Georgia provides employment data for completers employed in Georgia public schools. This data excludes completers who may be teaching out-of-state or in private schools.