Merwin Elementary



Merwin Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merwin Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 66
2 68
3 63
4 48
5 65
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merwin Elementary is a public elementary school located in Covina, CA in the Covina-Valley Unified School District. It enrolls 391 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merwin Elementary is the 4,519th largest public school in California and the 32,993rd largest nationally. It has 21.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 391
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,993rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,519th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,060th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,956th out of 6,257

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Merwin Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 196
(50%)
3,820
(52%)
 Female 195
(50%)
3,593
(48%)

Merwin Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 356
(91%)
5,823
(79%)
 White 16
(4%)
652
(9%)
 Asian 10
(3%)
623
(8%)
 Black 8
(2%)
207
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
71
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Merwin Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 263
(67%)
4,279
(58%)
 Not Eligible 74
(19%)
2,092
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(14%)
1,042
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Merwin Elementary is ranked 2,882nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merwin Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.1%) 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.

Merwin Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 433
2006 395
2007 435
2008 432
2009 443
2010 498
2011 439
2012 413
2013 431
2014 417
2015 391

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.6
2006 21.4
2007 17.7
2008 19.7
2009 18.5
2010 N/A
2011 20.5
2012 22.4
2013 23.9
2014 23.2
2015 21.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.729792147806
2006 0.75696202531646
2007 0.72413793103448
2008 0.67361111111111
2009 0.79458239277652
2010 0.74497991967871
2011 0.58542141230068
2012 0.80871670702179
2013 0.8631090487239
2014 0.82014388489209
2015 0.81074168797954

Compare Merwin Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,110.0% 21.1:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 81.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merwin Elementary
Covina, CA
Public KG - 05 391 21.1:1  
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Public KG - 05 235 19.6:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 479 21.8:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 524 24.4:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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