Merced High School



Merced High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merced High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 738
10 716
11 644
12 602

Merced High School is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Merced, CA. It has 2,700 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merced High School is the 114th largest public high school in California and the 401st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.8 to 1.

Total Students: 2,700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.7

Search for Former MHS Students

Merced High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 1,354
(50%)
4,976
(49%)
 Male 1,346
(50%)
5,093
(51%)

Merced High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Hispanic 1,509
(56%)
6,254
(62%)
 White 521
(19%)
1,895
(19%)
 Asian 440
(16%)
1,268
(13%)
 Black 153
(6%)
420
(4%)
 Two or More 51
(2%)
172
(2%)
 American Indian 26
(1%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Merced High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,627
(60%)
6,533
(65%)
 Not Eligible 770
(29%)
2,430
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 303
(11%)
1,106
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merced High School is ranked 70th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merced High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.5%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Merced High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2653
2006 2693
2007 2545
2008 2577
2009 2656
2010 2649
2011 2759
2012 2700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.3
2006 23.4
2007 18.6
2008 23.4
2009 24.1
2010 N/A
2011 25.5
2012 25.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70147003392386
2006 0.79205347196435
2007 0.73202357563851
2008 0.74350019402406
2009 0.76129518072289
2010 0.77236693091733
2011
2012 0.71481481481481

Compare Merced High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,580.0% 25.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 71.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merced High School
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,700 25.8:1  
Stone Ridge Christian High School
Merced, CA
Private 09 - 12 76 10:1 1 miles
Sequoia High School
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 122 12.7:1 2 miles
Merced County Special Education
Merced, CA
Public KG - 12 558 9.5:1 2 miles
Yosemite High (continuation)
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 338 15.2:1 2 miles
Independence High (alternative)
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 87 12.3:1 2 miles
Merced Scholars Charter
Merced, CA
Public 06 - 12 89 27.4:1 2 miles
Golden Valley High School
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 2,151 24.7:1 3 miles
Valley Community
Merced, CA
Public KG - 12 416 22.9:1 3 miles
Buhach Colony High School
Atwater, CA
Public 09 - 12 1,796 25.4:1 6 miles
Bellevue Senior Elementary
Atwater, CA
Public 07 - 08 179 23.9:1 7 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

Copyright 2017. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.