Merced High School

  • Merced High School serves 1,961 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Merced High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1961 students has declined by 28% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,961 students
Merced High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Merced High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Merced High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Merced High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 24:1
Merced High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Merced High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
15%
11%
Merced High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
58%
54%
Merced High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
6%
6%
Merced High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
20%
24%
Merced High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Merced High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Merced High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.60 0.41
Merced High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
63%
50%
Merced High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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%
9%
Merced High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Merced Union High School District's student population of 10,036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,708 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,042 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 10,036 1,597
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 $107 MM $21 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $110 MM $21 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $12,988
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,042 $12,986
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • MercedLuther Burbank Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 683 students
    0.6 miles
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    MercedCA 95340
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  • MercedJohn Muir Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 516 students
    0.7 miles
    300 W. 26th St.
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6667
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  • MercedRudolph Rivera Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 878 students
    0.8 miles
    945 Buena Vista Dr.
    MercedCA 95348
    (209)385-6680
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  • MercedAllan Peterson Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 728 students
    0.9 miles
    848 E. Donna Dr.
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6700
    0.9KG-5728
  • MercedHerbert Hoover Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 845 students
    1.1 miles
    800 E. 26th St.
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6631
    1.16-8845

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