Merced High School

Merced High School serves 2,700 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Merced High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2700 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,700 students
Merced High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Merced High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Merced High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 26:1 22:1
Merced High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Merced High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
16%
11%
Merced High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
56%
52%
Merced High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
6%
7%
Merced High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
20%
26%
Merced High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Merced High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Merced High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.
0.62 0.42
Merced High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
60%
48%
Merced High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
11%
8%
Merced High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,069 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,998 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,206 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 10,069 1,667
Merced Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $19 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $108 MM $18 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,998 $11,099
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,206 $10,975
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    609 East Alexander Ave
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6674
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 577 students                      
  • MercedJohn Muir Elementary School
    300 West 26th St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6667
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 503 students                      
  • MercedRudolph Rivera Middle School
    945 Buena Vista Dr
    MercedCA 95348
    (209)385-6680
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 874 students                      
  • MercedAllan Peterson Elementary School
    848 East Donna Dr
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6700
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 764 students                      
  • MercedHerbert Hoover Middle School
    800 East 26th St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6631
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 883 students                      

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