Merrydale Elementary School

Merrydale Elementary School serves 488 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Merrydale Elementary School operates within the East Baton Rouge Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 488 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 488 students
Merrydale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Merrydale Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Merrydale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Merrydale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
4%
4%
Merrydale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
96%
48%
Merrydale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Merrydale Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.08 0.34
Merrydale Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
90%
61%
Merrydale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Merrydale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 49,755 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,144 is less than the state average of $14,187. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,155 is less than the state average of $14,076. The district spending/student has grown by 46% over four years.
School District Name East Baton Rouge Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
94
5
Number of Students Managed 49,755 2,117
East Baton Rouge Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $577 MM $33 MM
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,144 $14,187
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,155 $14,076
East Baton Rouge Parish School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Glen Oaks Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Glen Oaks Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glen Oaks Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
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  • Baton RougeGlen Oaks Senior High School
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    6650 Cedar Grove Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70812
    (225)356-4306
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 766 students                      
  • Baton Rouge Forest Heights Academy Of Excellence
    Alternative School
    Magnet School
    7447 Sumrall Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70812
    (225)355-5681
    Alternative School
    Magnet School

    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 439 students                      
  • Baton RougeGlen Oaks Park Elementary School
    5656 Lanier Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70812
    (225)356-4521
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 555 students                      
  • Baton RougeCareer Academy
    Charter School
    4375 East Brookstown Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70805
    (225)342-5252
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 230 students                      
  • Baton RougeInspire Charter Academy (natl. Heritage Acad.)
    Charter School
    5454 North Foster Dr
    Baton RougeLA 70805
    (866)642-3676
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 574 students                      

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