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45%
  • Merced High
  • Po Box 2167, Merced
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,961
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
44%
  • Mcswain Elementary
  • 922 Scott Rd., Merced
  • McSwain Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 865
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
41%
  • Allan Peterson Elementary
  • 848 E. Donna Dr., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 728
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
41%
  • Donn B. Chenoweth Elementary
  • 3200 Parsons Ave., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 763
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
40%
  • Merced Schoololars Charter
  • 632 W 13th St., Merced
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 82
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
40%
  • Plainsburg Union Elementary
  • 3708 S. Plainsburg Rd., Merced
  • Plainsburg Union Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 129
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
39%
  • El Capitan High
  • Po Box 2247, Merced
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,124
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
36%
  • Golden Valley High
  • Po Box 2188, Merced
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,785
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
33%
  • Luther Burbank Elementary
  • 609 E. Alexander Ave., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 683
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
31%
  • Herbert H. Cruickshank Middle School
  • 601 Mercy Ave., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 849
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
29%
  • John Muir Elementary
  • 300 W. 26th St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
28%
  • Pioneer Elementary
  • 2950 Gerard Ave., Merced
  • Weaver Union
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 1,069
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
27%
  • Weaver Middle School
  • 3076 E. Childs Ave., Merced
  • Weaver Union
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 867
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
26%
  • Charles Wright Elementary
  • 900 E. 20th St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 540
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
24%
  • Rudolph Rivera Middle School
  • 945 Buena Vista Dr., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 878
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
23%
  • Margaret Sheehy Elementary
  • 1240 W. Sixth St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
22%
  • Ada Givens Elementary
  • 2900 Green St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
22%
  • Farmdale Elementary
  • 100 Winder Ave., Merced
  • Weaver Union
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 860
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
20%
  • John C. Fremont Elementary
  • 1120 W. 22nd St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 413
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
18%
  • Herbert Hoover Middle School
  • 800 E. 26th St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 845
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
15%
  • Tenaya Middle School
  • 760 W. Eighth St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 878
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
14%
  • Leontine Gracey Elementary
  • 945 W. Ave., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 590
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
13%
  • Don Stowell Elementary
  • 251 E. 11th St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 539
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
11%
  • Alicia Reyes Elementary
  • 123 S. N St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 584
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
n/a
  • Independence High (alternative)
  • 1900 G St., Merced
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 36
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
n/a
  • Floyd A. Schoolelby
  • 632 W. 13th St., Merced
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Grades: 3 - 12 · Students: 58
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
n/a
  • Merced County Rop
  • 632 W. 13th St., Merced
  • Merced County ROP
  • Grades: 11 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Merced City School District Community Day
  • 444 W 23rd St., Merced
  • Merced City Elementary
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 7
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
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  • Valley Atwater Community
  • 632 W. 13th St., Merced
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 72
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Sequoia High
  • Po Box 2147, Merced
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 105
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
n/a
  • Merced County Special Education
  • 632 W. 13th St., Merced
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
n/a
  • Merced County Juvenile Court School
  • 2840 W. Sandy Mush Rd., Merced
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 62
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Yosemite High (continuation)
  • 1900 G St., Merced
  • Merced Union High
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 357
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
n/a
  • Valley Merced Community
  • 632 W. 13th St., Merced
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 324
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
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Merced school information

IndexMercedCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores28%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools318,30879,221
Total private schools103,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
The Merced, CA educational system consists of 31 public schools, 10 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Merced public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 26% lower than than the California average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Merced public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.0% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Merced

IndexMercedCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade72.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 31 public schools, 10 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Merced. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Merced, CA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Merced, CA, an average of 72.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Merced schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Merced, CA schools.

Source: The Merced, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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