Merritt Creek Academy



Merritt Creek Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt Creek Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 2
2 12
3 8
4 6
5 8
6 12
7 8
8 12
9 13
10 8
11 7
12 2

Merritt Creek Academy is a public high school of the Duluth Public School District located in Duluth, MN. It has 98 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merritt Creek Academy is the 471st largest public high school in Minnesota and the 20,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.5 to 1.

Total Students: 98
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,544th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 471st out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 178th out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 397th out of 833

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Merritt Creek Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 68
(69%)
1,622
(52%)
 Female 30
(31%)
1,473
(48%)

Merritt Creek Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 61
(62%)
2,443
(79%)
 American Indian 12
(12%)
164
(5%)
 Two or More 11
(11%)
140
(5%)
 Black 9
(9%)
209
(7%)
 Hispanic 4
(4%)
78
(3%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
60
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Merritt Creek Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(93%)
1,145
(37%)
 Not Eligible 4
(4%)
1,793
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
157
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merritt Creek Academy is ranked 297th out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt Creek Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

Merritt Creek Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 94
2006 104
2007 101
2008 N/A
2009 90
2010 95
2011 94
2012 94
2013 88
2014 94
2015 98

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.2
2006 8.2
2007 7.8
2008 N/A
2009 8.1
2010 9.5
2011 9
2012 8.1
2013 7.9
2014 7.6
2015 7.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92553191489362
2006 0.88461538461538
2007 0.97029702970297
2008
2009 0.92222222222222
2010 0.86315789473684
2011 0.8936170212766
2012 0.82978723404255
2013 0.875
2014 0.98936170212766
2015 0.95918367346939

Compare Merritt Creek Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
750.0% 7.5:1
 
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 95.9%
 

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Merritt Creek Academy
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Public 01 - 12 98 7.5:1  
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