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
7 181
8 124
9 187
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 5

Robert L Merritt Junior High School is a public high school of the Indianola School District located in Indianola, MS. It has 497 students in grades 7th through 9th. Robert L Merritt Junior High School is the 145th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,718th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 497
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.14

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Robert L Merritt Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 258
(52%)
510
(50%)
 Female 239
(48%)
501
(50%)

Robert L Merritt Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 485
(98%)
991
(98%)
 White 7
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Robert L Merritt Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 440
(89%)
881
(87%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
60
(6%)
 Not Eligible 23
(5%)
70
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Robert L Merritt Junior High School is ranked 81st out of 0 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 (95.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

Robert L Merritt Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 491
2006 404
2007 340
2008 442
2009 438
2010 465
2011 470
2012 497

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 12.2
2007 11
2008 9.8
2009 13.2
2010 12.4
2011 11.8
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92464358452138
2006 0.96782178217822
2007 0.91764705882353
2008 0.92533936651584
2009 0.94520547945205
2010 0.93333333333333
2011 0.95106382978723
2012 0.95372233400402

Compare Robert L Merritt Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 95.4%
 

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