Merrimack Valley High School



Merrimack Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrimack Valley 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
9 259
10 243
11 173
12 192

Merrimack Valley High School is a public high school of the Merrimack Valley School District located in Penacook, NH. It has 867 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merrimack Valley High School is the 24th largest public high school in New Hampshire and the 6,765th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 867
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 57

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Merrimack Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 465
(54%)
465
(54%)
 Female 402
(46%)
402
(46%)

Merrimack Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 837
(97%)
837
(97%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Hispanic 11
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merrimack Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 662
(76%)
662
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(16%)
139
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(8%)
66
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merrimack Valley High School is ranked 22nd out of 0 ranked schools in New Hampshire, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrimack Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.6%) is slightly 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 Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 918
2006 943
2007 877
2008 890
2009 907
2010 887
2011 890
2012 867

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16
2007 15.7
2008 14.8
2009 15.3
2010 15.5
2011 15.5
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13289760348584
2006 0.13679745493107
2007 0.15279361459521
2008 0.17191011235955
2009 0.2194046306505
2010 0.22096956031567
2011 0.22584269662921
2012 0.23644752018454

Compare Merrimack Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,117.4% 11.2:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.6%
 
State Average 23.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Merrimack Valley High School
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Public 09 - 12 867 15.2:1  
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