Merritt High School



Merritt High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt 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 38
10 53
11 39
12 31

Merritt High School is a public high school of the Merritt School District located in Elk City, OK. It has 161 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merritt High School is the 267th largest public high school in Oklahoma and the 18,344th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.0 to 1.

Total Students: 161
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,344th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Oklahoma: 267th out of 495
Student/Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 175th out of 489
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oklahoma: 247th out of 489

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Merritt High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 81
(50%)
81
(50%)
 Female 80
(50%)
80
(50%)

Merritt High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 131
(81%)
131
(81%)
 Hispanic 20
(12%)
20
(12%)
 American Indian 8
(5%)
8
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merritt High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(61%)
99
(61%)
 Not Eligible 52
(32%)
52
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(6%)
10
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merritt High School is ranked 236th out of 488 ranked schools in Oklahoma, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.7%) is higher than the state average of 55.2%. 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.

Merritt High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 141
2006 139
2007 141
2008 132
2009 142
2010 135
2011 135
2012 147
2013 151
2014 170
2015 161

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.4
2006 9.7
2007 10.8
2008 10.1
2009 11.5
2010 11.2
2011 10.4
2012 12.1
2013 12.7
2014 13.6
2015 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43262411347518
2006 0.41726618705036
2007 0.43971631205674
2008 0.43939393939394
2009 0.44366197183099
2010 0.4
2011 0.42222222222222
2012 0.53741496598639
2013 0.60264900662252
2014 0.68235294117647
2015 0.67701863354037

Compare Merritt High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,544.7% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.2%
 
This School 67.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merritt High School
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Public 09 - 12 161 13:1  
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Public 10 - 12 418 15.7:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 130 10.3:1 18 miles
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Public 09 - 12 60 6.3:1 18 miles
Cheyenne High School
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Public 09 - 12 83 8.9:1 20 miles
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Public 09 - 12 92 9.7:1 23 miles
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