Headstart and Early Childhood



Headstart and Early Childhood Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Headstart and Early Childhood Students by Grade
PK 223
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Headstart and Early Childhood is a public elementary school located in Merrill, WI in the Merrill Area School District. It enrolls 223 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 36.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 223
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 36.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 6.1

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Headstart and Early Childhood Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 126
(57%)
1,224
(53%)
 Female 97
(43%)
1,072
(47%)

Headstart and Early Childhood Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 209
(94%)
2,154
(94%)
 Hispanic 9
(4%)
49
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
37
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(1%)

Headstart and Early Childhood Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 116
(52%)
893
(39%)
 Not Eligible 103
(46%)
1,285
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
118
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Headstart and Early Childhood students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Headstart and Early Childhood Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 81
2006 91
2007 105
2008 103
2009 93
2010 205
2011 195
2012 223

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 22.2
2007 23.3
2008 21.9
2009 20.7
2010 23.6
2011 34.2
2012 36.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96296296296296
2006 0.93406593406593
2007 0.84761904761905
2008 0.84466019417476
2009 0.87096774193548
2010 0.58536585365854
2011 0.57948717948718
2012 0.53811659192825

Compare Headstart and Early Childhood to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
3,660.0% 36.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.6%
 
This School 53.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Headstart and Early Childhood
Merrill, WI
Public PK - PK 223 36.6:1  
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Private PK - 08 149 12:1 4 miles
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Public KG - 05 279 12.2:1 5 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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