Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School



Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical 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
9 478
10 479
11 344
12 358

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School is a public high school of the Baltimore City Public Schools located in Baltimore, MD. It has 1,659 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School is the 42nd largest public high school in Maryland and the 2,611th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,659
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 111

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Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 880
(53%)
13,279
(50%)
 Female 779
(47%)
13,428
(50%)

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,579
(95%)
23,883
(89%)
 White 56
(3%)
1,609
(6%)
 Hispanic 20
(1%)
708
(3%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
152
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
277
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
53
(0%)

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,105
(67%)
18,802
(70%)
 Not Eligible 461
(28%)
6,359
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(6%)
1,546
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School is ranked 5th out of 0 ranked schools in Maryland, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.0%. 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.

Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1434
2006 1372
2007 1358
2008 1317
2009 1469
2010 1602
2011 1699
2012 1659

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.1
2007 14.6
2008 14.5
2009 14.8
2010 15.4
2011 15.4
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47698744769874
2006 0.50291545189504
2007 0.57069219440353
2008 0.57403189066059
2009 0.72226004084411
2010 0.72971285892634
2011 0.72807533843437
2012 0.72212176009644

Compare Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,356.2% 13.6:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.2%
 

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