Merritt Creek Academy



Merritt Creek Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merritt Creek Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 2
2 6
3 13
4 11
5 11
6 8
7 12
8 5
9 12
10 8
11 5
12 1

Merritt Creek Academy is a public elementary school located in Duluth, MN in the Duluth Public School District. It enrolls 94 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merritt Creek Academy is the 873rd largest public school in Minnesota and the 53,117th largest nationally. It has 8.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 94
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,117th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 873rd out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 81st out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 815th out of 989

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Merritt Creek Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 71
(76%)
3,342
(53%)
 Female 23
(24%)
2,979
(47%)

Merritt Creek Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 68
(72%)
4,939
(78%)
 Black 11
(12%)
415
(7%)
 American Indian 9
(10%)
312
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(3%)
390
(6%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
156
(2%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
106
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Merritt Creek Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 78
(83%)
2,843
(45%)
 Not Eligible 16
(17%)
3,119
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
359
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Merritt Creek Academy is ranked 716th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merritt Creek Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Merritt Creek Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 94
2006 104
2007 101
2008 N/A
2009 90
2010 95
2011 94
2012 94

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.2
2006 8.2
2007 7.8
2008 N/A
2009 8.1
2010 9.5
2011 9
2012 8.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92553191489362
2006 0.88461538461538
2007 0.97029702970297
2008
2009 0.92222222222222
2010 0.86315789473684
2011 0.8936170212766
2012 0.82978723404255

Compare Merritt Creek Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
810.0% 8.1:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 83.0%
 

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Public 01 - 12 94 8.1:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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