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    Merkel Elementary School

    Location Address:
    300 Ash Merkel, Texas 79536 Phone Number: 9159284795
    Mailing Address:
    P O Box 430 Merkel, TX 79536
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name Merkel Independent School District State Agency ID 221904
    School Type Regular School State School ID 221904102
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 48441
    County Taylor Locale Urban Fringe of a Mid-size City
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Title I Eligible School
    School Level Primary School School-wide Title I School-wide Title I Designated
    School Lowest Grade Offered PK Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 03 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 119 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 29
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 148 Migrant Students 4
    Total Students 266 Student Teacher Ratio 11.9
    Merkel Elementary School Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 30 7th Grade Students 0
    Kindergarten Students 63 8th Grade Students 0
    1st Grade Students 61 9th Grade Students 0
    2nd Grade Students 58 10th Grade Students 0
    3rd Grade Students 54 11th Grade Students 0
    4th Grade Students 0 12th Grade Students 0
    5th Grade Students 0 Ungraded Students 0
    6th Grade Students 0 Total Students 266
    Merkel Elementary School Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 0 0 0
    Asian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0
    Hispanic 23 19 42
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 3 1 4
    White (Non-Hispanic) 114 106 220