El Capitan High School



El Capitan High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

El Capitan 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
9 459
10 416
11 390
12 292

El Capitan High School is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Merced, CA. It has 1,557 students in grades 9th through 12th. El Capitan High School is the 603rd largest public high school in California and the 3,122nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,557
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,122nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 603rd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,776th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 627th out of 2,608

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El Capitan High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 798
(51%)
5,193
(51%)
 Female 759
(49%)
5,008
(49%)

El Capitan High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 961
(62%)
6,765
(66%)
 White 269
(17%)
1,771
(17%)
 Asian 217
(14%)
1,062
(10%)
 Black 87
(6%)
397
(4%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
130
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)

El Capitan High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 973
(62%)
6,797
(67%)
 Not Eligible 402
(26%)
2,108
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 182
(12%)
1,296
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

El Capitan High School is ranked 339th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of El Capitan High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.2%) is higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

El Capitan High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 N/A
2013 759
2014 1124
2015 1557

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 N/A
2013 23
2014 22
2015 23.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012
2013 0.74967061923584
2014 0.72597864768683
2015 0.74181117533719

Compare El Capitan High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,360.0% 23.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.2%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,557 23.6:1  
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