Merriman Park Elementary



Merriman Park Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merriman Park Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 79
1 88
2 65
3 84
4 93
5 69
6 77
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merriman Park Elementary is a public elementary school located in Dallas, TX in the Richardson Independent School District. It enrolls 555 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merriman Park Elementary is the 2,311th largest public school in Texas and the 17,069th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 555
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,069th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,311th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,144th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,181st out of 4,778

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Merriman Park Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(50%)
11,839
(51%)
 Female 277
(50%)
11,264
(49%)

Merriman Park Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 235
(42%)
6,805
(29%)
 Hispanic 168
(30%)
9,208
(40%)
 Black 131
(24%)
4,804
(21%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
609
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,551
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
105
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Merriman Park Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 302
(54%)
9,172
(40%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(43%)
12,768
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(2%)
1,163
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Merriman Park Elementary is ranked 2,906th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merriman Park Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.6%) is lower than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Merriman Park Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 368
2006 367
2007 404
2008 426
2009 419
2010 441
2011 450
2012 471
2013 442
2014 518
2015 555

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 14.7
2007 14.8
2008 14.9
2009 14
2010 14.8
2011 15.1
2012 17.1
2013 15
2014 15.4
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4945652173913
2006 0.47683923705722
2007 0.52475247524752
2008 0.55399061032864
2009 0.5727923627685
2010 0.54421768707483
2011 0.50666666666667
2012 0.49256900212314
2013 0.43891402714932
2014 0.48069498069498
2015 0.45585585585586

Compare Merriman Park Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 555 15.2:1  
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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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