Merced High School

Merced High School serves 2,078 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Merced High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 2078 students has declined by 21% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,078 students
Merced High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Merced High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Merced High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Merced High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 25:1
Merced High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.42
Merced High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
49%
Merced High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
9%
Merced High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Merced Union High School District's student population of 9,964 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,872 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,207 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 9,964 1,757
Merced Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $17 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $108 MM $18 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,872 $10,238
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,207 $10,739
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Independence High (alternative) (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rudolph Rivera Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Luther Burbank Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MercedLuther Burbank Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 633 students
    0.6 miles
    609 East Alexander Ave
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6674
    0.6KG-5633
  • MercedJohn Muir Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 516 students
    0.7 miles
    300 West 26th St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6667
    0.7KG-5516
  • MercedRudolph Rivera Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 876 students
    0.8 miles
    945 Buena Vista Dr
    MercedCA 95348
    (209)385-6680
    0.86-8876
  • MercedAllan Peterson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 749 students
    0.9 miles
    848 East Donna Dr
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6700
    0.9KG-5749
  • MercedHerbert Hoover Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 809 students
    1.1 miles
    800 East 26th St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6631
    1.16-8809

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