Merrydale Elementary School



Merrydale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrydale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 35
K 58
1 61
2 82
3 69
4 61
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merrydale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Baton Rouge, LA in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District. It enrolls 417 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merrydale Elementary School is the 483rd largest public school in Louisiana and the 30,336th largest nationally.

Total Students: 417
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Merrydale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 217
(52%)
15,574
(51%)
 Female 200
(48%)
15,163
(49%)

Merrydale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 380
(91%)
24,058
(78%)
 Hispanic 28
(7%)
2,267
(7%)
 White 8
(2%)
3,103
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
230
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
945
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

Merrydale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 328
(79%)
17,966
(58%)
 Not Eligible 89
(21%)
12,771
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 800 ranked schools in Louisiana, Merrydale Elementary School is ranked 313th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrydale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.7%) is higher than the state average of 64.3%. 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.

Merrydale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 471
2006 462
2007 417
2008 495
2009 562
2010 589
2011 547
2012 488
2013 448
2014 432
2015 417

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 18
2007 16.7
2008 13.8
2009 16.5
2010 16.4
2011 16.4
2012 15.7
2013 14.9
2014 15.3
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91507430997877
2006 0.95887445887446
2007 0.92805755395683
2008 0.92525252525253
2009 0.9270462633452
2010 0.93548387096774
2011 0.98171846435101
2012 0.94467213114754
2013 0.97098214285714
2014 0.84953703703704
2015 0.78657074340528

Compare Merrydale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,280.2% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 64.3%
 
This School 78.7%
 

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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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