Valley Merced Community



Valley Merced Community Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Merced Community Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 2
4 1
5 2
6 2
7 11
8 18
9 5
10 35
11 64
12 98

Valley Merced Community is a public high school of the Merced County Office of Education School District located in Merced, CA. It has 238 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Valley Merced Community is the 1,477th largest public high school in California and the 16,233rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 238
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,233rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,477th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,175th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,544th out of 2,608

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Valley Merced Community Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 137
(58%)
752
(65%)
 Female 101
(42%)
412
(35%)

Valley Merced Community Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 185
(78%)
820
(70%)
 White 31
(13%)
220
(19%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
30
(3%)
 Black 9
(4%)
50
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
34
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Valley Merced Community Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 192
(81%)
954
(82%)
 Not Eligible 35
(15%)
157
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(5%)
53
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley Merced Community is ranked 1,251st out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Merced Community students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.3%) is significantly 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.

Valley Merced Community Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 750
2006 702
2007 828
2008 914
2009 841
2010 668
2011 539
2012 416
2013 348
2014 324
2015 238

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 18
2007 15.8
2008 25.8
2009 22.9
2010 N/A
2011 23.7
2012 22.9
2013 20.7
2014 26.3
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.584
2006 0.55555555555556
2007 0.55072463768116
2008 0.67286652078775
2009 0.78478002378121
2010 0.53592814371257
2011 0.45083487940631
2012 0.83894230769231
2013 0.70977011494253
2014 0.81481481481481
2015 0.85294117647059

Compare Valley Merced Community to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 85.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valley Merced Community
Merced, CA
Public KG - 12 238 20:1  
Merced Scholars Charter
Merced, CA
Public 06 - 12 107 29.7:1 1 miles
Tenaya Middle School
Merced, CA
Public 07 - 08 543 22.9:1 1 miles
Yosemite High (continuation)
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 292 12.3:1 2 miles
Sequoia High School
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 108 9.6:1 2 miles
Harvest Christian School
Merced, CA
Private PK - 12 52 7:1 2 miles
Merced County Special Education
Merced, CA
Public KG - 12 574 12:1 2 miles
Stone Ridge Christian High School
Merced, CA
Private 09 - 12 114 11:1 3 miles
Merced High School
Merced, CA
Public 09 - 12 1,706 21.2:1 3 miles
Rudolph Rivera Middle School
Merced, CA
Public 07 - 08 578 24.3:1 3 miles
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Merced, CA
Public 07 - 08 610 25.2:1 3 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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