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
9 469
10 455
11 383
12 399

Merced High School is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Merced, CA. It has 1,706 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merced High School is the 527th largest public high school in California and the 2,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,706
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,544th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 527th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,354th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 417th out of 2,608

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Merced High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 869
(51%)
5,193
(51%)
 Female 837
(49%)
5,008
(49%)

Merced High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,012
(59%)
6,765
(66%)
 White 335
(20%)
1,771
(17%)
 Asian 200
(12%)
1,062
(10%)
 Black 122
(7%)
397
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(1%)
130
(1%)
 American Indian 13
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
16
(0%)

Merced High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,092
(64%)
6,797
(67%)
 Not Eligible 428
(25%)
2,108
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 186
(11%)
1,296
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merced High School is ranked 281st out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merced High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.9%) 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.

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
2013 2078
2014 1961
2015 1706

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
2013 22.9
2014 23.8
2015 21.2

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
2013 0.71703561116458
2014 0.7440081591025
2015 0.74912075029308

Compare Merced High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,120.0% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.9%
 

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Merced High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,706 21.2:1  
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