Merrill F. West High School



Merrill F. West High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrill F. West 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
9 548
10 533
11 474
12 544

Merrill F. West High School is a public high school of the Tracy Joint Unified School District located in Tracy, CA. It has 2,099 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merrill F. West High School is the 318th largest public high school in California and the 1,321st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,099
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,321st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 318th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,764th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 283rd out of 2,608

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Merrill F. West High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,090
(52%)
3,332
(50%)
 Female 1,009
(48%)
3,271
(50%)

Merrill F. West High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,110
(53%)
2,928
(44%)
 White 364
(17%)
1,704
(26%)
 Asian 349
(17%)
1,159
(18%)
 Black 166
(8%)
470
(7%)
 Two or More 70
(3%)
258
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 27
(1%)
54
(1%)
 American Indian 13
(1%)
30
(0%)

Merrill F. West High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,065
(51%)
4,163
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 810
(39%)
1,883
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 224
(11%)
557
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merrill F. West High School is ranked 392nd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrill F. West High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Merrill F. West High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2923
2006 3114
2007 3059
2008 3193
2009 2856
2010 2517
2011 2192
2012 2151
2013 2032
2014 2102
2015 2099

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 23
2007 19.9
2008 23
2009 23.7
2010 N/A
2011 22.8
2012 22.7
2013 21.6
2014 22.1
2015 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17618884707492
2006 0.18432883750803
2007 0.22425629290618
2008 0.24616348261823
2009 0.34488795518207
2010 0.42947953913389
2011 0.16240875912409
2012 0.4927940492794
2013 0.48375984251969
2014 0.47335870599429
2015 0.49261553120534

Compare Merrill F. West High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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