Merritt Academy



Merritt Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 43
2 43
3 37
4 37
5 34
6 47
7 36
8 49
9 62
10 39
11 37
12 28

Merritt Academy is a public high school of the Merritt Academy located in New Haven, MI. It has 530 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Merritt Academy is the 358th largest public high school in Michigan and the 10,307th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 530
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,307th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 358th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 217th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 236th out of 1,154

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Merritt Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 277
(52%)
277
(52%)
 Male 253
(48%)
253
(48%)

Merritt Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 417
(79%)
417
(79%)
 Black 58
(11%)
58
(11%)
 Two or More 38
(7%)
38
(7%)
 Hispanic 14
(3%)
14
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merritt Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 316
(60%)
316
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 183
(35%)
183
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
31
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merritt Academy is ranked 363rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Merritt Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 281
2006 351
2007 371
2008 388
2009 381
2010 432
2011 463
2012 515
2013 540
2014 543
2015 530

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 351
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 15.7
2010 14.1
2011 14
2012 14.5
2013 14.2
2014 14.4
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20996441281139
2006 0.1994301994302
2007 0.30727762803235
2008 0.36082474226804
2009 0.46981627296588
2010 0.43518518518519
2011 0.40388768898488
2012 0.41941747572816
2013 0.4462962962963
2014 0.44567219152855
2015 0.40377358490566

Compare Merritt Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.4%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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