Merquin Elementary School

  • Merquin Elementary School serves 147 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Merquin Elementary School operates within the Hilmar Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 147 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 147 students
Merquin Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Merquin Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Merquin Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Merquin Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less 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 25:1 24:1
Merquin Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
11%
Merquin Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
86%
54%
Merquin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Merquin Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
White
13%
24%
Merquin Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Merquin Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Merquin Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Merquin Elementary 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.
0.25 0.41
Merquin Elementary 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.
80%
50%
Merquin Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
8%
9%
Merquin Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hilmar Unified School District's student population of 2,253 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,923 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,740 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Hilmar Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
4
Number of Students Managed 2,253 1,597
Hilmar Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $21 MM
Hilmar Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $20 MM $21 MM
Hilmar Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,923 $12,988
Hilmar Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,740 $12,986
Hilmar Unified 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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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!
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