Eichold-Mertz Elementary School



Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 95
1 94
2 93
3 112
4 100
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mobile, AL in the Mobile County School District. It enrolls 610 students in grades 1st through 12th. Eichold-Mertz Elementary School is the 211th largest public school in Alabama and the 12,627th largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 610
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,627th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 211th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 303rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 180th out of 783

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Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 309
(51%)
21,418
(52%)
 Female 301
(49%)
20,166
(48%)

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 545
(89%)
20,896
(50%)
 White 42
(7%)
18,044
(43%)
 Hispanic 17
(3%)
926
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
935
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
315
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
442
(1%)

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 565
(93%)
28,930
(70%)
 Not Eligible 31
(5%)
10,397
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
2,257
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Eichold-Mertz Elementary School is ranked 42nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Eichold-Mertz Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. 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.

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 902
2006 862
2007 870
2008 813
2009 812
2010 790
2011 795
2012 610

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 13.1
2007 15.5
2008 13.5
2009 18.4
2010 15.7
2011 16.8
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97782705099778
2006 0.95359628770302
2007 0.9264367816092
2008 0.89421894218942
2009 0.95320197044335
2010 0.95569620253165
2011 0.95471698113208
2012 0.94918032786885

Compare Eichold-Mertz Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 94.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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