Merryville High School



Merryville High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merryville High School Students by Grade
PK 10
K 31
1 35
2 32
3 46
4 43
5 36
6 41
7 39
8 36
9 46
10 29
11 35
12 42

Merryville High School is a public high school of the Beauregard Parish School District located in Merryville, LA. It has 501 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Merryville High School is the 186th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 10,771st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.3 to 1.

Total Students: 501
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.54

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Merryville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 261
(52%)
1,489
(52%)
 Female 240
(48%)
1,364
(48%)

Merryville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 427
(85%)
2,320
(81%)
 Black 43
(9%)
320
(11%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
85
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
81
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
20
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Merryville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(52%)
1,266
(44%)
 Not Eligible 205
(41%)
1,411
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
176
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merryville High School is ranked 176th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merryville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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.

Merryville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 562
2006 551
2007 537
2008 536
2009 554
2010 526
2011 509
2012 502
2013 478
2014 461
2015 501

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 14.1
2007 12.2
2008 11.4
2009 12
2010 11.9
2011 12.6
2012 12.7
2013 11.6
2014 10.6
2015 8.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50533807829181
2006 0.42286751361162
2007 0.43016759776536
2008 0.48694029850746
2009 0.50541516245487
2010 0.53041825095057
2011 0.54616895874263
2012 0.52589641434263
2013 0.52301255230126
2014 0.51626898047722
2015 0.59081836327345

Compare Merryville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
830.0% 8.3:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 59.1%
 

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