Merrill Elementary School



Merrill Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrill Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 121
4 105
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merrill Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rock Falls, IL in the Rock Falls Esd 13 School District. It enrolls 328 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merrill Elementary School is the 1,618th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,723rd largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 328
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,723rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,618th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,027th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,847th out of 2,345

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Merrill Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 174
(53%)
579
(53%)
 Female 154
(47%)
518
(47%)

Merrill Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 208
(63%)
714
(65%)
 Hispanic 99
(30%)
314
(29%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
37
(3%)
 Black 5
(2%)
23
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merrill Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 211
(64%)
758
(69%)
 Not Eligible 82
(25%)
253
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(11%)
86
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Merrill Elementary School is ranked 911th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrill Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.0%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Merrill Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 343
2006 264
2007 312
2008 318
2009 309
2010 362
2011 364
2012 328

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 16.5
2007 19.5
2008 17.7
2009 16.3
2010 19.1
2011 18.2
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62390670553936
2006 0.79166666666667
2007 0.67628205128205
2008 0.64150943396226
2009 0.69255663430421
2010 0.58011049723757
2011 0.72527472527473
2012 0.75

Compare Merrill Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.0%
 

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Merrill Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 328 18:1  
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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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