Merrill Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1551 South Monroe Street
Denver, CO 80210
Phone
(720) 424-0600
District
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 IN THE COUNTY OF DENVER AND STATE OF C
County
DENVER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
581
Classroom Teachers
33

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

8

(10 is best)

Better than 71.5% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Merrill Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
42%
37%
52%
44%
32%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
50%
38%
57%
46%
42%
30%
50%
38%
57%
46%
42%
30%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
52%
41%
52%
45%
52%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
18
15
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 179 30.8%
Grade 7 195 33.6%
Grade 8 207 35.6%
Total 581 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 56.3% 25.9% 55.9%
Black 7.6% 13.5% 4.8%
Hispanic 30.4% 56.2% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.5% 3.3% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.1% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.7% 64.9% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.0% 55.9% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.7% 8.9% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 693,417 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,482.7 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.9% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 44.7% 35.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.8% 25.2%
65 OR OLDER 11.4% 13.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 294,358 2,148,994
Single Parent Households With Children 8.8% 8.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.1% 91.7%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.9% 40.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.1% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.9% 17.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.3% 13.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.4% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.0% 10.6%
$15,000 or less 10.8% 8.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,476 $499,066,212 35.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $652 $59,421,324 4.3%
Staff $1,160 $105,718,920 7.6%
General Administration $111 $10,116,207 0.7%
School Administration $1,204 $109,728,948 7.9%
Operation $934 $85,121,958 6.1%
Transportation $332 $30,257,484 2.2%
Other $1,033 $94,144,521 6.8%
Total Support $5,426 $494,509,362 35.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,372 $398,450,964 28.6%
Total Expenditures $15,273 $1,391,935,401 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%