Merry Elementary School



Merry Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merry Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 67
1 60
2 53
3 59
4 43
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merry Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Augusta, GA in the Richmond County School District. It enrolls 365 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merry Elementary School is the 1,210th largest public school in Georgia and the 35,164th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 365
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,164th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 1,210th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 125th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,118th out of 1,342

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Merry Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 196
(54%)
12,063
(51%)
 Female 169
(46%)
11,773
(49%)

Merry Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 276
(76%)
17,172
(72%)
 White 54
(15%)
4,764
(20%)
 Hispanic 18
(5%)
912
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
609
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
163
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
186
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
30
(0%)

Merry Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 275
(75%)
17,829
(75%)
 Not Eligible 69
(19%)
4,528
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(6%)
1,479
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Merry Elementary School is ranked 914th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merry Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 327
2006 308
2007 321
2008 326
2009 341
2010 355
2011 404
2012 365

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 12.3
2007 12.6
2008 12.1
2009 13.1
2010 14.2
2011 16.2
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70030581039755
2006 0.71753246753247
2007 0.71028037383178
2008 0.76073619631902
2009 0.75659824046921
2010 0.76338028169014
2011 0.8490099009901
2012 0.81095890410959

Compare Merry Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 81.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merry Elementary School
Augusta, GA
Public PK - 05 365 13:1  
Tutt Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 535 14.9:1 1 miles
Langford Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 748 17.8:1 1 miles
National Hills Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 234 14.6:1 2 miles
Episcopal Day School
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Private PK - 08 447 10:1 2 miles
St Mary on the Hill School
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Private KG - 08 435 13:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 616 17.4:1 2 miles
Lake Forest Hills Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 604 14.4:1 2 miles
Garrett Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 285 13.6:1 2 miles
New Life Christian Academy
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Private KG - 08 58 8:1 3 miles
Augusta Christian Schools
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Private PK - 12 527 10:1 3 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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