Merritt Trace Elementary



Merritt Trace Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt Trace Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 173
1 209
2 158
3 156
4 149
5 157
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merritt Trace Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Jose, CA in the San Jose Unf School District. It enrolls 1,002 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merritt Trace Elementary is the 198th largest public school in California and the 1,197th largest nationally. It has 26.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,002
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,197th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 198th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,496th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 330th out of 6,159

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Merritt Trace Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 511
(51%)
11,166
(48%)
 Male 491
(49%)
11,969
(52%)

Merritt Trace Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 688
(69%)
12,268
(53%)
 White 166
(17%)
5,874
(25%)
 Asian 54
(5%)
3,210
(14%)
 Two or More 53
(5%)
953
(4%)
 Black 35
(3%)
644
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
102
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
84
(0%)

Merritt Trace Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(48%)
8,993
(39%)
 Not Eligible 451
(45%)
12,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(7%)
1,564
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Merritt Trace Elementary is ranked 954th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt Trace Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Merritt Trace Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 829
2006 754
2007 762
2008 808
2009 957
2010 985
2011 965
2012 1002

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.2
2007 16.5
2008 21.3
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 24.7
2012 26.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59589867310012
2006 0.6551724137931
2007 0.62204724409449
2008 0.57549504950495
2009 0.55067920585162
2010 0.51675126903553
2011 0.027979274611399
2012 0.5499001996008

Compare Merritt Trace Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,680.0% 26.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 55.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merritt Trace Elementary
San Jose, CA
Public KG - 05 1,002 26.8:1  
St Martin of Tours School
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Private KG - 08 324 17:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 297 19:1 1 miles
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Public 06 - 08 1,093 19.9:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 08 561 25.5:1 1 miles
Gardner Elementary
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Public KG - 05 549 23.9:1 2 miles
Stratford School - Santa Clara Winchester
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Private PK - TK 128 14:1 2 miles
St Clare School
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Private KG - 08 300 23:1 2 miles
Washington Elementary
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Public KG - 05 357 28.6:1 2 miles
Sherman Oaks Elementary
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Public KG - 06 490 23.3:1 2 miles
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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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