Merle L. Fuller Elementary



Merle L. Fuller Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merle L. Fuller Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 221
2 253
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merle L. Fuller Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chowchilla, CA in the Chowchilla Elementary School District. It enrolls 475 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merle L. Fuller Elementary is the 3,603rd largest public school in California and the 24,342nd largest nationally. It has 20.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 475
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,342nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,603rd out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 922nd out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,510th out of 6,257

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Merle L. Fuller Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 241
(51%)
856
(51%)
 Male 234
(49%)
838
(49%)

Merle L. Fuller Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 307
(65%)
1,096
(65%)
 White 143
(30%)
509
(30%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
34
(2%)
 Black 7
(1%)
43
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Merle L. Fuller Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(76%)
1,291
(76%)
 Not Eligible 82
(17%)
271
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 30
(6%)
132
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Merle L. Fuller Elementary is ranked 2,185th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merle L. Fuller Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.7%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 L. Fuller Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 419
2006 411
2007 393
2008 462
2009 462
2010 463
2011 453
2012 456
2013 493
2014 503
2015 475

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17.1
2007 14.6
2008 18.5
2009 17.8
2010 N/A
2011 17.4
2012 19
2013 21.4
2014 21.9
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74463007159905
2006 0.87104622871046
2007 0.85496183206107
2008 0.77489177489177
2009 0.82900432900433
2010 0.81857451403888
2011
2012 0.38815789473684
2013 0.79107505070994
2014 0.78727634194831
2015 0.82736842105263

Compare Merle L. Fuller Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 82.7%
 

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Public KG - 02 475 20.7:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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