Merle J Abbett Elementary School



Merle J Abbett Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merle J Abbett Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 60
1 38
2 51
3 44
4 45
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merle J Abbett Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fort Wayne, IN in the Fort Wayne Community School District. It enrolls 311 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merle J Abbett Elementary School is the 861st largest public school in Indiana and the 40,263rd largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 311
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,263rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 861st out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 126th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 650th out of 1,125

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Merle J Abbett Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 162
(52%)
11,072
(51%)
 Female 149
(48%)
10,624
(49%)

Merle J Abbett Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 155
(50%)
3,401
(16%)
 Black 91
(29%)
5,151
(24%)
 Two or More 41
(13%)
1,982
(9%)
 White 18
(6%)
10,064
(46%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
956
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
104
(0%)

Merle J Abbett Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 282
(91%)
13,935
(64%)
 Not Eligible 18
(6%)
5,886
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(4%)
1,875
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Merle J Abbett Elementary School is ranked 344th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merle J Abbett Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Merle J Abbett Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 297
2006 290
2007 271
2008 250
2009 255
2010 307
2011 278
2012 311

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 N/A
2007 13
2008 10.8
2009 12.5
2010 15.1
2011 12.1
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89225589225589
2006 0.96551724137931
2007 0.97047970479705
2008 1.048
2009 1.0078431372549
2010 0.94788273615635
2011 0.9568345323741
2012 0.94212218649518

Compare Merle J Abbett Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.2%
 

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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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