Merino Elementary School



Merino Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merino Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 22
2 24
3 22
4 25
5 25
6 22
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merino Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Merino, CO in the School District No. Re-4 Buffalo. It enrolls 160 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merino Elementary School is the 952nd largest public school in Colorado and the 50,110th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 160
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 50,110th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 952nd out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 396th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 966th out of 1,072

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Merino Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 84
(53%)
84
(53%)
 Female 76
(48%)
76
(48%)

Merino Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 138
(86%)
138
(86%)
 Hispanic 13
(8%)
13
(8%)
 Black 4
(3%)
4
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merino Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 104
(65%)
104
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 40
(25%)
40
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(10%)
16
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Merino Elementary School is ranked 823rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merino Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Merino Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 156
2006 157
2007 164
2008 154
2009 167
2010 157
2011 155
2012 160

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13
2007 14.1
2008 13.3
2009 14
2010 15.2
2011 15.7
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38461538461538
2006 0.3312101910828
2007 0.28658536585366
2008 0.26623376623377
2009 0.35329341317365
2010 0.38216560509554
2011 0.32258064516129
2012 0.35

Compare Merino Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.0%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 160 16.2:1  
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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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