Merced Union High School District

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Merced Union High School District
Location
3430 A St
Atwater, California

United States
Coordinates 37°22′02″N 120°34′13″W / 37.367181°N 120.57023°W / 37.367181; -120.57023Coordinates: 37°22′02″N 120°34′13″W / 37.367181°N 120.57023°W / 37.367181; -120.57023
District information
Grades 9-12
Superintendent V. Scott Scambray[1]
Schools 8[2]
Budget $104,265,000[2]
District ID 0624660[2]
Students and staff
Students 10,617[2]
Teachers 484.70 (on an FTE basis)[2]
Student-teacher ratio 21.90[2]
Other information
Website www.muhsd.k12.ca.us

The Merced Union High School District (MUHSD) is a school district headquartered in the Castle Commerce Center on the grounds of the Castle Airport Aviation and Development Center in unincorporated Merced County, California, near Atwater. The union high school district serves Atwater, Livingston, Merced, and the surrounding area.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In November 1990 the district had 1,057 students of Southeast Asian origin, including 597 boys and 460 girls. At the time the high school enrollment among Hmong had a large gender imbalance because Hmong girls were pressured to marry relatively early in their lives.[4]

Schools[edit]

Adult schools[edit]

  • Merced Adult School (Merced)

High schools[edit]

Headquarters[edit]

The district has its headquarters within the Castle Commerce Center in unincorporated Merced County, California, near Atwater.[7][8] The Castle Commerce Center is a 552-acre (223 ha) business park located on the grounds of the Castle Airport Aviation and Development Center (the former Castle Air Force Base).[9] The development houses commercial and industrial development.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our District / Superintendent's Office". Merced Union High School District. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Merced Union High". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Home." Merced Union High School District. Retrieved on March 24, 2010. "3430 "A" Street, Atwater, CA 95301"
  4. ^ Thome, Joe. "DROPOUT RATE HIGH FOR HMONG GIRLS." Fresno Bee. Sunday November 11, 1990. Metro B2. Retrieved on March 12, 2012.
  5. ^ "El Capitan HS / Project Updates". Merced Union High School District. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  6. ^ Yawger, Doane (July 7, 2011). "El Capitan school project on schedule". MercedSun-Star.com. Retrieved August 17, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Location." Merced Union High School District. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.
  8. ^ "Atwater city, California." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.
  9. ^ "Vision." Castle Commerce Center. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.
  10. ^ "Castle Commerce Center." Merced County. Retrieved on March 24, 2010.

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