Merkel J H



Merkel J H Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merkel J H Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 86
8 63
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merkel J H is a public high school of the Merkel Independent School District located in Merkel, TX. It has 149 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 149
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.95

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Merkel J H Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 80
(54%)
245
(52%)
 Male 69
(46%)
224
(48%)

Merkel J H Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 100
(67%)
325
(69%)
 Hispanic 43
(29%)
119
(25%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
11
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merkel J H Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 71
(48%)
206
(44%)
 Not Eligible 62
(42%)
217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(11%)
46
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Merkel J H students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.4%) 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.

Merkel J H Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 277
2006 254
2007 243
2008 225
2009 241
2010 236
2011 263
2012 178
2013 164
2014 136
2015 149

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.9
2006 9.8
2007 9.3
2008 8.7
2009 9.8
2010 10.2
2011 12.2
2012 11
2013 10.8
2014 9.1
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49097472924188
2006 0.51574803149606
2007 0.48971193415638
2008 0.53333333333333
2009 0.51452282157676
2010 0.54237288135593
2011 0.56653992395437
2012 0.60112359550562
2013 0.6280487804878
2014 0.61764705882353
2015 0.58389261744966

Compare Merkel J H to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
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 58.4%
 

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