Mercedes Academic Academy



Mercedes Academic Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercedes Academic Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 1
10 12
11 26
12 41

Mercedes Academic Academy is a public high school of the Mercedes Independent School District located in Mercedes, TX. It has 80 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercedes Academic Academy is the 1,813th largest public high school in Texas and the 21,288th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.2 to 1.

Total Students: 80
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,288th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,813th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 274th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,698th out of 2,121

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Mercedes Academic Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 50
(63%)
778
(51%)
 Female 30
(38%)
752
(49%)

Mercedes Academic Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 79
(99%)
1,509
(99%)
 White 1
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercedes Academic Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(84%)
1,189
(78%)
 Not Eligible 13
(16%)
341
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercedes Academic Academy is ranked 1,619th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercedes Academic Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Mercedes Academic Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 60
2006 76
2007 58
2008 87
2009 105
2010 72
2011 83
2012 84
2013 91
2014 92
2015 80

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 17.3
2007 9.7
2008 12.4
2009 17.7
2010 13.7
2011 8.5
2012 9.8
2013 9.7
2014 8.8
2015 7.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45
2006 0.31578947368421
2007 0.18965517241379
2008 0.068965517241379
2009 0.019047619047619
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.96428571428571
2013 0.96703296703297
2014 0.75
2015 0.8375

Compare Mercedes Academic Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
720.0% 7.2:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 83.8%
 

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