Merry Oaks Elementary



Merry Oaks Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merry Oaks Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 133
1 130
2 113
3 123
4 102
5 78
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merry Oaks Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 679 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merry Oaks Elementary is the 292nd largest public school in North Carolina and the 8,998th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 679
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.38

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Merry Oaks Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(52%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 327
(48%)
51,417
(49%)

Merry Oaks Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 391
(58%)
24,386
(23%)
 Black 210
(31%)
40,499
(39%)
 Asian 58
(9%)
6,558
(6%)
 White 14
(2%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
138
(0%)

Merry Oaks Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 661
(97%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 18
(3%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Merry Oaks Elementary is ranked 76th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merry Oaks Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Merry Oaks Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 548
2006 550
2007 610
2008 606
2009 555
2010 611
2011 682
2012 719
2013 722
2014 700
2015 679

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 N/A
2007 12.6
2008 11.2
2009 12.2
2010 13.6
2011 12.9
2012 14.9
2013 13.3
2014 14.4
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87408759124088
2006 0.75272727272727
2007 0.85245901639344
2008 0.86303630363036
2009 0.94054054054054
2010 0.96890343698854
2011 0.98387096774194
2012 0.94853963838665
2013 0.91135734072022
2014 0.99571428571429
2015 0.97349042709867

Compare Merry Oaks Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 97.3%
 

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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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