La Merced Elementary



La Merced Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

La Merced Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 100
1 134
2 122
3 150
4 127
5 141
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

La Merced Elementary is a public elementary school located in Montebello, CA in the Montebello Unf School District. It enrolls 774 students in grades 1st through 12th. La Merced Elementary is the 859th largest public school in California and the 4,834th largest nationally. It has 29.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 859th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,540th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,696th out of 6,159

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La Merced Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 387
(50%)
10,283
(51%)
 Female 387
(50%)
9,851
(49%)

La Merced Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 707
(91%)
19,223
(95%)
 White 41
(5%)
282
(1%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
432
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
57
(0%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
64
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

La Merced Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 462
(60%)
17,415
(86%)
 Not Eligible 233
(30%)
1,795
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(10%)
924
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, La Merced Elementary is ranked 1,003rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of La Merced Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

La Merced Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 772
2006 733
2007 745
2008 759
2009 743
2010 891
2011 865
2012 774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 19.3
2007 19.6
2008 21.1
2009 24
2010 N/A
2011 31.5
2012 29.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60751295336788
2006 0.65484311050477
2007 0.62953020134228
2008 0.66666666666667
2009 0.5693135935397
2010 0.66105499438833
2011 0.46705202312139
2012 0.69896640826873

Compare La Merced Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,920.0% 29.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 69.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 774 29.2:1  
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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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