Merrimac School



Merrimac School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrimac School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 64
2 74
3 69
4 77
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merrimac School is a public elementary school located in Holbrook, NY in the Sachem Central School District. It enrolls 414 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merrimac School is the 1,624th largest public school in New York and the 30,643rd largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 414
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,643rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,624th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,589th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,213th out of 2,753

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Merrimac School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 214
(52%)
4,527
(51%)
 Female 200
(48%)
4,382
(49%)

Merrimac School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 316
(77%)
6,731
(76%)
 Hispanic 50
(12%)
1,211
(14%)
 Asian 24
(6%)
511
(6%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
203
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
236
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Merrimac School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 359
(87%)
6,836
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 51
(12%)
1,762
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
311
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Merrimac School is ranked 2,284th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrimac School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Merrimac School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 552
2006 525
2007 492
2008 483
2009 479
2010 472
2011 492
2012 496
2013 449
2014 422
2015 414

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 15.2
2007 15.4
2008 14.6
2009 14.5
2010 13
2011 15.4
2012 16.1
2013 14.5
2014 15.9
2015 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.063405797101449
2006 0.083809523809524
2007 0.054878048780488
2008 0.066252587991718
2009 0.091858037578288
2010 0.10381355932203
2011 0.13414634146341
2012 0.13709677419355
2013 0.1804008908686
2014 0.13507109004739
2015 0.13285024154589

Compare Merrimac School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.3%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 414 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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