Merced Scholars Charter

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Merced Scholars Charter

Merced Scholars Charter School is a college preparatory charter school located in Merced, California. Founded in 2006, the school provides a rigorous academic program to students in grades 6-12. Merced Scholars is committed to providing its students with a high quality education that prepares them for college and future success.
The school offers a variety of courses, including math, science, language arts, social studies, and more. In addition, students can participate in extracurricular activities such as sports, clubs, and music. The school also provides a variety of support services to help students succeed, including tutoring and counseling.
At Merced Scholars, the focus is on preparing students for college and beyond. The school provides personalized learning plans for each student, and the staff works hard to ensure that students are receiving the support they need to reach their academic goals. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on college readiness, Merced Scholars is an excellent choice for students who are looking to get ahead in their education.

Address:

1850 Wardrobe Ave. Bldg. H
Merced, CA 95341

Phone:

(209) 381-5165

Site:

mcoe.org

Grades:

2 – 12

Enrollment:

162 students

Overview Merced Scholars Charter

Merced Scholars Charter serves 162 students in grades 2-12.
Merced Scholars Charter placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Merced Scholars Charter

Merced Scholars Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Merced Scholars Charter is 0.55, 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.

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