Melrose High School



Melrose High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Melrose 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
9 187
10 171
11 159
12 146

Melrose High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 663 students in grades 9th through 12th. Melrose High School is the 195th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 8,680th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 663
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,680th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 195th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 216th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 207th out of 423

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Melrose High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 351
(53%)
18,112
(50%)
 Female 312
(47%)
18,257
(50%)

Melrose High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 656
(99%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
3,276
(9%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
612
(2%)
 White 1
(0%)
2,565
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
618
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Melrose High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 640
(97%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 23
(3%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Melrose High School is ranked 81st out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melrose High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Melrose High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 870
2014 752
2015 663

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 24.3
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.93448275862069
2014 0.90691489361702
2015 0.96530920060332

Compare Melrose High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 96.5%
 

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