Detroit Merit Charter Academy



Detroit Merit Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Detroit Merit Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 106
1 86
2 84
3 80
4 79
5 83
6 77
7 78
8 64
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Detroit Merit Charter Academy is a public high school of the Detroit Merit Charter Academy located in Detroit, MI. It has 737 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.4 to 1.

Total Students: 737
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.91

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Detroit Merit Charter Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 388
(53%)
388
(53%)
 Male 349
(47%)
349
(47%)

Detroit Merit Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 718
(97%)
718
(97%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 White 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Detroit Merit Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 601
(82%)
601
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(10%)
72
(10%)
 Not Eligible 64
(9%)
64
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Detroit Merit Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Detroit Merit Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 680
2006 672
2007 691
2008 706
2009 717
2010 727
2011 722
2012 713
2013 724
2014 734
2015 737

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.9
2006 16.8
2007 17.7
2008 18.6
2009 18.4
2010 19.1
2011 18.4
2012 17.4
2013 18.1
2014 18.9
2015 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64558823529412
2006 0.68452380952381
2007 0.794500723589
2008 0.81444759206799
2009 0.83124128312413
2010 0.86382393397524
2011 0.87119113573407
2012 0.87237026647966
2013 0.90469613259669
2014 0.8991825613079
2015 0.91316146540027

Compare Detroit Merit Charter Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 91.3%
 

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