Mercedes Early College Academy



Mercedes Early College Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mercedes Early College 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 82
10 105
11 67
12 74

Mercedes Early College Academy is a public high school of the Mercedes Independent School District located in Mercedes, TX. It has 328 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mercedes Early College Academy is the 1,078th largest public high school in Texas and the 14,100th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,100th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,078th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,789th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,371st out of 2,121

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Mercedes Early College Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 177
(54%)
752
(49%)
 Male 151
(46%)
778
(51%)

Mercedes Early College Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 323
(98%)
1,509
(99%)
 White 2
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Black 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mercedes Early College Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(60%)
1,189
(78%)
 Not Eligible 130
(40%)
341
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mercedes Early College Academy is ranked 969th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mercedes Early College Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.4%) is slightly 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 Early College Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 157
2010 247
2011 282
2012 284
2013 312
2014 325
2015 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 15.5
2010 14.7
2011 16
2012 15.1
2013 16.6
2014 16.6
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 0.8556338028169
2013 0.86538461538462
2014 0.41846153846154
2015 0.60365853658537

Compare Mercedes Early College Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 60.4%
 

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