Merle L. Fuller Elementary School

1101 Monterey Ave.
Chowchilla, CA 93610
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Merle L. Fuller Elementary School serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-2. 
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Merle L. Fuller Elementary School's student population of 517 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
517 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Merle L. Fuller Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
71%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Merle L. Fuller Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
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White
23%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merle L. Fuller Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.45
This chart displays the diversity score of Merle L. Fuller Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merle L. Fuller Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merle L. Fuller Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Merle L. Fuller Elementary School?
517 students attend Merle L. Fuller Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Merle L. Fuller Elementary School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Merle L. Fuller Elementary School?
Merle L. Fuller Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Merle L. Fuller Elementary School offer ?
Merle L. Fuller Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2
What school district is Merle L. Fuller Elementary School part of?
Merle L. Fuller Elementary School is part of Chowchilla Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 517 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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