Merrillville Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Merrillville Community School Corp School District Details

Merrillville Community School Corp School District
6701 Delaware St
Merrillville, IN 46410

6,410 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 17)

Merrillville Community School Corp School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
43%
48%
45%
49%
40%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Edgar L Miller Elementary School
5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN, 46410
KG-04
Henry P Fieler Elementary School
407 W 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN, 46410
PK-04
Homer Iddings Elementary School
7249 Van Buren St
Merrillville, IN, 46410
KG-04
John Wood Elementary School
6100 E 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN, 46410
PK-04
Jonas E Salk Elementary School
3001 W 77th Ave
Merrillville, IN, 46410
KG-04
Merrillville High School
276 E 68th Pl
Merrillville, IN, 46410
09-12
Merrillville Intermediate School
1400 W 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN, 46410
05-06
Pierce Middle School
199 E 70th Pl
Merrillville, IN, 46410
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.9% 70.5%
Black 64.6% 13.5%
Hispanic 21.2% 13.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.8% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.2% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.7% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,524 $35,972,288 45.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $341 $2,220,592 2.8%
Staff $465 $3,028,080 3.8%
General Administration $221 $1,439,152 1.8%
School Administration $586 $3,816,032 4.8%
Operation $1,122 $7,306,464 9.2%
Transportation $696 $4,532,352 5.7%
Other $88 $573,056 0.7%
Total Support $3,518 $22,909,216 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,116 $20,291,392 25.6%
Total Expenditures $12,158 $79,172,896 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $5,950,874,179 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $488 $514,083,570 4.2%
Staff $385 $405,634,139 3.3%
General Administration $195 $205,618,980 1.7%
School Administration $626 $660,314,164 5.4%
Operation $1,093 $1,152,071,943 9.5%
Transportation $594 $626,646,766 5.2%
Other $248 $261,830,185 2.2%
Total Support $3,630 $3,826,200,550 31.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,229 $2,349,225,227 19.4%
Total Expenditures $11,504 $12,126,298,541 100.0%
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%