Merquin Elementary School

20316 West Third Ave,

Stevinson, CA, 95374-0248

Tel: (209)634-4938
Grades: KG-5

159 students

Merquin Elementary School serves 159 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Merquin Elementary School operates within the Hilmar Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 159 students
Merquin Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Merquin Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Merquin Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 22:1
Merquin Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
11%
Merquin Elementary School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
68%
52%
Merquin Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Merquin Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
28%
26%
Merquin Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Merquin Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Merquin Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.46 1.15
Merquin Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
84%
10%
Merquin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
n/a
n/a
Merquin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,277 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hilmar Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,277 1,595
Hilmar Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $21 MM n/a
Hilmar Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $19 MM n/a
Hilmar Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,811 $0
Hilmar Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,855 $0
Hilmar Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Colony Basic Skills Alternative High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Hilmar Middle School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elim Elementary School (5.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hilmar Colony Basic Skills Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    20384 Geer Ave
    Hilmar , CA , 95324
    (209)667-0277
    Alternative School
    4.8  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hilmar Irwin High (Continuation School)
    Alternative School
    20384 Geer Ave
    Hilmar , CA , 95324
    (209)667-0276
    Alternative School
    4.8  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hilmar Hilmar Middle School
    7528 North Scholar Way
    Hilmar , CA , 95324
    (209)632-8847
    5  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Hilmar Elim Elementary School
    7677 North Lander Ave
    Hilmar , CA , 95324
    (209)667-1082
    5.2  mi  |  882  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Hilmar Hilmar High School
    7807 North Lander Ave
    Hilmar , CA , 95324
    (209)667-5903
    5.3  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 22, 2010 - My children have been taught below their standard from previous school. There is a lot of bullying in this school. The staff are not very cooperative! There are not a lot of activities held within the school. I could go on and on! - Posted by Parent

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Merced County, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.47, which is lower than the California average of 1.15. The most diverse school district in Merced County is Atwater Elementary School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.