Merrywood Elementary



Merrywood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrywood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 93
2 77
3 114
4 96
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merrywood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Greenwood, SC in the Greenwood 50 School District. It enrolls 538 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merrywood Elementary is the 340th largest public school in South Carolina and the 18,502nd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 538
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.8

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Merrywood Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 275
(51%)
3,332
(51%)
 Female 263
(49%)
3,185
(49%)

Merrywood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 256
(48%)
2,638
(40%)
 Black 198
(37%)
2,678
(41%)
 Hispanic 56
(10%)
908
(14%)
 Two or More 13
(2%)
178
(3%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
65
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Merrywood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 538
(100%)
5,471
(84%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
101
(2%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
945
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 701 ranked schools in South Carolina, Merrywood Elementary is ranked 95th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrywood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.8%. 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.

Merrywood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 513
2006 535
2007 521
2008 574
2009 575
2010 601
2011 549
2012 537
2013 536
2014 535
2015 538

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 8.8
2007 13.5
2008 13
2009 15.5
2010 17.7
2011 15.2
2012 16.4
2013 15.6
2014 16.2
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51072124756335
2006 0.5196261682243
2007 0.54318618042226
2008 0.56794425087108
2009 0.59652173913043
2010 0.60066555740433
2011 0.60109289617486
2012 0.60893854748603
2013 0.48134328358209
2014 0.63738317757009
2015 1

Compare Merrywood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,443.1% 14.4:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.8%
 
This School 100.0%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Merrywood Elementary
Greenwood, SC
Public KG - 05 538 15.5:1  
Northside Middle School
Greenwood, SC
Public 06 - 08 611 13.9:1 1 miles
Palmetto Christian Academy of Greenwood
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Private PK - 12 79 6:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 525 14:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 635 17.3:1 3 miles
Eleanor S. Rice Elementary
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Public PK - 05 560 15.6:1 3 miles
Greenwood Christian School
Greenwood, SC
Private PK - 12 353 10:1 4 miles
Hodges Elementary
Hodges, SC
Public KG - 05 342 15.5:1 5 miles
Greenwood Early Childhood Center
Greenwood, SC
Public PK - PK 221 13.8:1 5 miles
Brewer Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 667 14.8:1 5 miles
Mathews Elementary
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Public KG - 05 557 14.4:1 6 miles
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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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