Merced City Elementary School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 19 public schools serving 11,072 students in Merced City Elementary School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Merced City Elementary School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Merced City Elementary School District are Luther Burbank Elementary School, Allan Peterson Elementary School and Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Merced City Elementary School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Merced City Elementary School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Merced City Elementary School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 08
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
19 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
11,072 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
427 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
26:1

District Rank

Merced City Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1272 out of 1942 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Merced City Elementary  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merced City Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merced City Elementary  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.64
# American Indian Students
37 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,156 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
11%
12%
# Hispanic Students
7,297 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
54%
# Black Students
571 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
1,640 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
15%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
354 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
1,496
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,231
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,198
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,205
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,166
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,222
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,258
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,132
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,164
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,509 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,229 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$150 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Merced City Elementary  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$147 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Merced City Elementary  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,509
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Merced City Elementary  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,229
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Merced City Elementary  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Merced City Elementary School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Luther Burbank Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
609 E. Alexander Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6674
Grades: K-6
| 647 students
Rank: #22.
Allan Peterson Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
848 E. Donna Dr.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6700
Grades: K-6
| 676 students
Rank: #33.
Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3200 Parsons Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6620
Grades: K-6
| 763 students
Rank: #44.
Merced City School District Community Day
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 Mercy Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6647
Grades: K-6
| 10 students
Rank: #55.
Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
601 Mercy Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6330
Grades: 7-8
| 561 students
Rank: #66.
Ada Givens Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2900 Green St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6610
Grades: K-6
| 564 students
Rank: #77.
Rudolph Rivera Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
945 Buena Vista Dr.
Merced, CA 95348
(209) 385-6680
Grades: K-6
| 678 students
Rank: #88.
Franklin Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2936 Franklin Rd.
Merced, CA 95348
(209) 385-6623
Grades: K-3
| 630 students
Rank: #99.
John C. Fremont Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1120 W. 22nd St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6627
Grades: K-6
| 570 students
Rank: #1010.
Joe Stefani
Math: 26% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2768 Ranchero Ln.
Merced, CA 95348
(209) 724-2500
Grades: 3-6
| 588 students
Rank: #1111.
Rudolph Rivera Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
945 Buena Vista Dr.
Merced, CA 95348
(209) 385-6680
Grades: 7-8
| 609 students
Rank: #1212.
John Muir Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
300 W. 26th St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6667
Grades: K-6
| 622 students
Rank: #1313.
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 E. 26th St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6631
Grades: 7-8
| 578 students
Rank: #1414.
Charles Wright Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
900 E. 20th St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6615
Grades: K-6
| 534 students
Rank: #1515.
Leontine Gracey Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
945 W. Ave.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6710
Grades: K-6
| 602 students
Rank: #1616.
Alicia Reyes Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
123 S. N St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6761
Grades: K-6
| 699 students
Rank: #1717.
Margaret Sheehy Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1240 W. Sixth St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6676
Grades: K-6
| 588 students
Rank: #1818.
Don Stowell Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
251 E. 11th St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 381-2803
Grades: K-6
| 605 students
Rank: #1919.
Tenaya Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
760 W. Eighth St.
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 385-6687
Grades: 7-8
| 548 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 08
  • Students: 11,072 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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