Robert L Merritt Junior High School



Robert L Merritt Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Robert L Merritt Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 138
8 147
9 179
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 10

Robert L Merritt Junior High School is a public high school of the Sunflower County Consolidate School District located in Indianola, MS. It has 474 students in grades 7th through 9th. Robert L Merritt Junior High School is the 151st largest public high school in Mississippi and the 11,220th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 474
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.59

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Robert L Merritt Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 243
(51%)
697
(51%)
 Female 231
(49%)
666
(49%)

Robert L Merritt Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 459
(97%)
1,322
(97%)
 White 13
(3%)
26
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Robert L Merritt Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 474
(100%)
1,363
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Robert L Merritt Junior High School is ranked 83rd out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Robert L Merritt Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Compare Robert L Merritt Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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