Merriam School



Merriam School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merriam School Students by Grade
PK 79
K 55
1 65
2 70
3 72
4 66
5 90
6 94
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merriam School is a public elementary school located in Acton, MA in the Acton-Boxborough School District. It enrolls 591 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merriam School is the 168th largest public school in Massachusetts and the 14,272nd largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 591
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.74

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Merriam School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 314
(53%)
1,472
(52%)
 Female 277
(47%)
1,360
(48%)

Merriam School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 386
(65%)
1,606
(57%)
 Asian 157
(27%)
940
(33%)
 Hispanic 23
(4%)
114
(4%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
110
(4%)
 Black 10
(2%)
54
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Merriam School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 2,832
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Compare Merriam School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 591 16.1:1  
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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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