Merced Elementary



Merced Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merced Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 88
2 82
3 79
4 77
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merced Elementary is a public elementary school located in West Covina, CA in the West Covina Unf School District. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merced Elementary is the 3,473rd largest public school in California and the 22,446th largest nationally. It has 21.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,446th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,473rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,626th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,759th out of 6,159

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Merced Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 262
(53%)
5,210
(50%)
 Male 228
(47%)
5,251
(50%)

Merced Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 383
(78%)
5,772
(55%)
 Asian 53
(11%)
1,185
(11%)
 White 30
(6%)
2,187
(21%)
 Black 19
(4%)
998
(10%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
208
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
62
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
49
(0%)

Merced Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 248
(51%)
4,826
(46%)
 Not Eligible 142
(29%)
4,033
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 100
(20%)
1,602
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Merced Elementary is ranked 2,421st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merced Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.0%) 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.

Merced Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 432
2007 431
2008 442
2009 459
2010 471
2011 478
2012 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 20.6
2007 18
2008 19.2
2009 20
2010 N/A
2011 21.2
2012 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61098901098901
2006 0.66898148148148
2007 0.60788863109049
2008 0.71719457013575
2009 0.61002178649237
2010 0.63269639065817
2011 0.40585774058577
2012 0.71020408163265

Compare Merced Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 71.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merced Elementary
West Covina, CA
Public KG - 05 490 21.8:1  
Montessori Academy of West Covina
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Private PK - 02 128 7:1 1 miles
Dove Day School
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Private PK - 08 273 15:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 06 651 23.2:1 1 miles
Hollencrest Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 741 26.2:1 1 miles
Cameron Elementary
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Public KG - 05 504 21.1:1 1 miles
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Private PK - TK 56 8:1 2 miles
Christ Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 331 17:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 08 289 21:1 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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