Merrydale Elementary School

6700 Rio St, Baton Rouge, LA 70812 | (225) 355-0346
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 562
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6700 Rio Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70812
  • Principal or Admin: S. Claire Weaver
  • Fax: (225) 355-6217
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 562
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 297 (52.8%)
  • Females: 265 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 15 (2.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 506 (90.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 521 (92.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Merrydale Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Merrydale Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade7112.6%
2nd Grade8114.4%
3rd Grade8815.7%
4th Grade12622.4%
5th Grade7914.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 50%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 18 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,400
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Merrydale Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,80038%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,56063%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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