Merquin Elementary School

20316 W. Third Ave.
Hilmar, CA 95324
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 122 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Merquin Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Merquin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Merquin Elementary School's student population of 122 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
122 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Merquin Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Merquin Elementary School is 0.31, 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)
#8589 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤10%
33%
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20-29%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merquin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤20%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
82%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
15%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.31
This chart display the diversity score of Merquin 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
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merquin 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.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Merquin Elementary School's ranking?
Merquin Elementary School is ranked #8589 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Merquin Elementary School?
122 students attend Merquin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Merquin Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Merquin Elementary School?
Merquin Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Merquin Elementary School offer ?
Merquin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Merquin Elementary School part of?
Merquin Elementary School is part of Hilmar Unified School District.

School Reviews

2   11/22/2010
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 - mspri

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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