Merrill High School



Merrill High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrill 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
9 227
10 186
11 219
12 223

Merrill High School is a public high school of the Merrill Area School District located in Merrill, WI. It has 855 students in grades 9th through 12th. Merrill High School is the 124th largest public high school in Wisconsin and the 6,940th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 855
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,940th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 124th out of 600
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 397th out of 576
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 129th out of 576

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Merrill High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 438
(51%)
725
(49%)
 Female 417
(49%)
756
(51%)

Merrill High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 815
(95%)
1,393
(94%)
 Black 15
(2%)
38
(3%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
16
(1%)

Merrill High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 556
(65%)
1,044
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 238
(28%)
373
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(7%)
64
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Merrill High School is ranked 96th out of 560 ranked schools in Wisconsin, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrill High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Merrill High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1182
2006 1166
2007 1118
2008 1142
2009 1109
2010 1092
2011 1056
2012 1014
2013 948
2014 884
2015 855

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 18.6
2007 18.3
2008 18.6
2009 19
2010 18.9
2011 19
2012 18.3
2013 17.3
2014 N/A
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17005076142132
2006 0.2221269296741
2007 0.23255813953488
2008 0.25919439579685
2009 0.33994589720469
2010 0.36813186813187
2011 0.39299242424242
2012 0.39349112426036
2013 0.37236286919831
2014 0.38914027149321
2015 0.34970760233918

Compare Merrill High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.9% 14.9:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.0%
 
State Average 35.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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