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
9 277
10 250
11 216
12 191

Melrose High School is a public high school of the Memphis School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 934 students in grades 9th through 12th. Melrose High School is the 124th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 6,265th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 934
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.1

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Melrose High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 469
(50%)
16,215
(49%)
 Male 465
(50%)
16,864
(51%)

Melrose High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 932
(100%)
28,419
(86%)
 Hispanic 2
(0%)
1,990
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
413
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
192
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
2,014
(6%)

Melrose High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 837
(90%)
23,763
(72%)
 Not Eligible 79
(8%)
7,515
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(2%)
1,801
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Melrose High School is ranked 27th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Melrose High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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
2005 1332
2006 1312
2007 1359
2008 1267
2009 1050
2010 1029
2011 953
2012 934

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 19.3
2007 20
2008 18.9
2009 17.2
2010 17.8
2011 19.1
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7454954954955
2006 0.75990853658537
2007 0.68064753495217
2008 0.66140489344909
2009 0.93809523809524
2010 0.87755102040816
2011 0.87303252885624
2012 0.91541755888651

Compare Melrose High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 91.5%
 

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