Merriam Cherry Street Elementary



Merriam Cherry Street Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary Students by Grade
PK 17
K 79
1 83
2 62
3 66
4 67
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary is a public elementary school located in Panama City, FL in the Bay School District. It enrolls 430 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merriam Cherry Street Elementary is the 1,685th largest public school in Florida and the 28,529th largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 430
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,529th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,685th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,626th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,776th out of 2,205

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Merriam Cherry Street Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 220
(51%)
9,790
(49%)
 Male 210
(49%)
10,331
(51%)

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 254
(59%)
14,628
(73%)
 Black 138
(32%)
2,987
(15%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
951
(5%)
 Hispanic 13
(3%)
1,051
(5%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
419
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
73
(0%)

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 313
(73%)
10,420
(52%)
 Not Eligible 86
(20%)
7,827
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
1,874
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Merriam Cherry Street Elementary is ranked 1,220th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merriam Cherry Street Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.0%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Merriam Cherry Street Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 383
2006 390
2007 358
2008 342
2009 434
2010 425
2011 458
2012 430

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.4
2007 13.8
2008 11
2009 14.5
2010 14.9
2011 15.3
2012 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6266318537859
2006 0.62307692307692
2007 0.60614525139665
2008 0.6140350877193
2009 0.74193548387097
2010 0.73176470588235
2011 0.75545851528384
2012 0.8

Compare Merriam Cherry Street Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 80.0%
 

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Public PK - 05 430 15.4:1  
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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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