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
9 273
10 330
11 278
12 329

Merrimack High School is a public high school of the Merrimack School District located in Merrimack, NH. It has 1,210 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merrimack High School is the 15th largest public high school in New Hampshire and the 4,717th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,210
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.8

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Merrimack High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 633
(52%)
942
(53%)
 Female 577
(48%)
846
(47%)

Merrimack High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,117
(92%)
1,651
(92%)
 Hispanic 46
(4%)
65
(4%)
 Asian 30
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Black 14
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Merrimack High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,102
(91%)
1,624
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 77
(6%)
114
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(3%)
50
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merrimack High School is ranked 45th out of 95 ranked schools in New Hampshire, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrimack High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.9%) 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
2013 1301
2014 1295
2015 1210

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
2013 13
2014 12.8
2015 12.1

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
2013 0.089162182936203
2014 0.09034749034749
2015 0.089256198347107

Compare Merrimack High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,094.2% 10.9:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.9%
 
State Average 23.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merrimack High School
Merrimack, NH
Public 09 - 12 1,210 12.1:1  
Merrimack Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 578 10.8:1 3 miles
Campbell High School
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Public 09 - 12 498 13.3:1 4 miles
Academy for Science and Design Charter (h)
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Public 09 - 12 169 19.2:1 5 miles
South Merrimack Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 284 14:1 5 miles
Souhegan Coop High School
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Public 09 - 12 831 10.9:1 5 miles
Bedford High School
Bedford, NH
Public 09 - 12 1,477 14.3:1 6 miles
Alvirne High School
Hudson, NH
Public 09 - 12 1,303 14.4:1 6 miles
Ross A. Lurgio Middle School
Bedford, NH
Public 07 - 08 751 13.4:1 6 miles
Tabernacle Christian School
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Private PK - 12 106 7:1 6 miles
Nashua Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 166 9:1 7 miles
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