Mary MC Pherson Elementary



Mary MC Pherson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mary MC Pherson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 14
K 61
1 80
2 64
3 92
4 85
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mary MC Pherson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mary MC Pherson Elementary is the 128th largest public school in Idaho and the 24,417th largest nationally. It has 21.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.89
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,417th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 128th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 280th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 141st out of 391

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Mary MC Pherson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 249
(53%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 221
(47%)
12,549
(48%)

Mary MC Pherson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 407
(87%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 40
(9%)
2,216
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
798
(3%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
626
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
319
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
58
(0%)

Mary MC Pherson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 353
(75%)
17,784
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(21%)
6,837
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Mary MC Pherson Elementary is ranked 268th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mary MC Pherson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Mary MC Pherson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 539
2006 600
2007 554
2008 470
2009 470
2010 450
2011 469
2012 470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 21.6
2007 19.1
2008 17.9
2009 17.5
2010 17.9
2011 23.3
2012 21.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15769944341373
2006 0.135
2007 0.12274368231047
2008 0.16808510638298
2009 0.20851063829787
2010 0.22
2011 0.26652452025586
2012 0.24893617021277

Compare Mary MC Pherson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,150.0% 21.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.9%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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