Margaret Sheehy Elementary



Margaret Sheehy Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Margaret Sheehy Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 88
2 48
3 84
4 81
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Margaret Sheehy Elementary is a public elementary school located in Merced, CA in the Merced City Elementary School District. It enrolls 484 students in grades 1st through 12th. Margaret Sheehy Elementary is the 3,526th largest public school in California and the 23,016th largest nationally. It has 24.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,016th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,526th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,963rd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Margaret Sheehy Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(51%)
5,443
(51%)
 Female 235
(49%)
5,228
(49%)

Margaret Sheehy Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 380
(79%)
6,866
(64%)
 Asian 50
(10%)
1,148
(11%)
 White 29
(6%)
1,716
(16%)
 Black 13
(3%)
580
(5%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
309
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
24
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)

Margaret Sheehy Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 411
(85%)
7,375
(69%)
 Not Eligible 58
(12%)
2,449
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
847
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Margaret Sheehy Elementary is ranked 1,744th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Margaret Sheehy Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Margaret Sheehy Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 607
2006 591
2007 503
2008 535
2009 508
2010 469
2011 501
2012 484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.1
2007 17.3
2008 19.8
2009 22.1
2010 N/A
2011 23.9
2012 24.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82537067545305
2006 0.86971235194585
2007 0.90854870775348
2008 0.84485981308411
2009 0.86417322834646
2010 0.88059701492537
2011 0.9940119760479
2012 0.8801652892562

Compare Margaret Sheehy Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,420.0% 24.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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Public KG - 05 484 24.2:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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