Merry Acres Middle School



Merry Acres Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merry Acres Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 301
7 265
8 233
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merry Acres Middle School is a public elementary school located in Albany, GA in the Dougherty County School District. It enrolls 799 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 799
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.1

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Merry Acres Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 408
(51%)
5,919
(51%)
 Female 391
(49%)
5,662
(49%)

Merry Acres Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 694
(87%)
10,144
(88%)
 White 78
(10%)
976
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
110
(1%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
253
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
59
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
31
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Merry Acres Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 544
(68%)
9,217
(80%)
 Not Eligible 195
(24%)
1,739
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(8%)
625
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Merry Acres Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.6%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Merry Acres Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 823
2006 798
2007 793
2008 746
2009 767
2010 752
2011 786
2012 799

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 13.6
2007 12.9
2008 13.8
2009 15.2
2010 17.2
2011 18
2012 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65006075334143
2006 0.68045112781955
2007 0.70996216897856
2008 0.7372654155496
2009 0.72750977835724
2010 0.72340425531915
2011 0.70610687022901
2012 0.75594493116395

Compare Merry Acres Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 75.6%
 

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Merry Acres Middle School
Albany, GA
Public 06 - 08 799 16.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 556 19.8:1 2 miles
Northside Elementary School
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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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