Merlinda Elementary



Merlinda Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merlinda Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 109
2 82
3 92
4 95
5 94
6 96
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merlinda Elementary is a public elementary school located in West Covina, CA in the West Covina Unf School District. It enrolls 651 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merlinda Elementary is the 1,757th largest public school in California and the 10,072nd largest nationally. It has 23.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 651
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,072nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,757th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,368th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,309th out of 6,159

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Merlinda Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 338
(52%)
5,251
(50%)
 Female 313
(48%)
5,210
(50%)

Merlinda Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 511
(78%)
5,772
(55%)
 Asian 81
(12%)
1,185
(11%)
 White 33
(5%)
2,187
(21%)
 Black 23
(4%)
998
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
62
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
49
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
208
(2%)

Merlinda Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 415
(64%)
4,826
(46%)
 Not Eligible 130
(20%)
4,033
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(16%)
1,602
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Merlinda Elementary is ranked 1,129th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merlinda Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.0%) is 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.

Merlinda Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 528
2006 527
2007 608
2008 625
2009 632
2010 614
2011 628
2012 651

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.5
2007 20.3
2008 21.6
2009 21.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.3
2012 23.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60037878787879
2006 0.58444022770398
2007 0.60526315789474
2008 0.6704
2009 0.64398734177215
2010 0.68241042345277
2011 0.36783439490446
2012 0.80030721966206

Compare Merlinda Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,320.0% 23.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 80.0%
 

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Merlinda Elementary
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Public KG - 06 651 23.2:1  
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Private PK - 02 128 7:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 02 372 18.1:1 1 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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