Merrimack High School



Merrimack High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrimack High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 322
10 341
11 330
12 385

Merrimack High School is a public high school of the Merrimack School District located in Merrimack, NH. It has 1,378 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merrimack High School is the 14th largest public high school in New Hampshire and the 3,752nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 103.5

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Merrimack High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 737
(53%)
1,066
(54%)
 Female 641
(47%)
923
(46%)

Merrimack High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,297
(94%)
1,870
(94%)
 Hispanic 38
(3%)
57
(3%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
30
(2%)
 Black 20
(1%)
30
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merrimack High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,248
(91%)
1,771
(89%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 95
(7%)
160
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(3%)
58
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merrimack High School is ranked 38th out of 0 ranked schools in New Hampshire, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrimack High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.4%) is lower than the state average of 23.7%. 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.

Merrimack High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1648
2006 1608
2007 1555
2008 1540
2009 1504
2010 1493
2011 1435
2012 1378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14
2007 25.5
2008 13.3
2009 13.4
2010 13.8
2011 13.7
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.032766990291262
2006 0.046019900497512
2007 0.046945337620579
2008 0.061688311688312
2009 0.073803191489362
2010 0.084393837910248
2011 0.089895470383275
2012 0.094339622641509

Compare Merrimack High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,117.4% 11.2:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.4%
 
State Average 23.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merrimack High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,378 13.3:1  
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Public 07 - 08 611 11.4:1 3 miles
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Tabernacle Christian School
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Private PK - 12 94 10:1 6 miles
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Private 07 - 08 238 12:1 6 miles
Alvirne High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,400 15.9:1 6 miles
Victory Baptist School
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Private PK - 12 73 6:1 6 miles
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