Merrifield Elementary



Merrifield Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrifield Elementary Students by Grade
PK 33
K 83
1 106
2 91
3 97
4 102
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merrifield Elementary is a public elementary school located in Duncanville, TX in the Duncanville Independent School District. It enrolls 512 students in grades 1st through 12th. Merrifield Elementary is the 2,729th largest public school in Texas and the 20,781st largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 512
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,781st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,729th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,060th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,563rd out of 4,778

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Merrifield Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 259
(51%)
3,181
(49%)
 Male 253
(49%)
3,310
(51%)

Merrifield Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 244
(48%)
2,364
(36%)
 Hispanic 237
(46%)
3,545
(55%)
 White 17
(3%)
306
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
88
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
79
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
95
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
14
(0%)

Merrifield Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(75%)
4,583
(71%)
 Not Eligible 99
(19%)
1,376
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
532
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Merrifield Elementary is ranked 1,711th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Merrifield Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Merrifield Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 580
2006 579
2007 609
2008 574
2009 558
2010 558
2011 559
2012 570
2013 536
2014 550
2015 512

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 18.7
2007 17.9
2008 17.7
2009 17.7
2010 18
2011 18.6
2012 18.6
2013 17.2
2014 17.7
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7051724137931
2006 0.77892918825561
2007 0.80295566502463
2008 0.81184668989547
2009 0.83512544802867
2010 0.83333333333333
2011 0.83005366726297
2012 0.81228070175439
2013 0.84514925373134
2014 0.80909090909091
2015 0.806640625

Compare Merrifield Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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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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