Merrillville, IN
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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Merrillville Community School District Details

Merrillville Community School District
6701 Delaware St
Merrillville, IN 46410

6,652 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

19 Students Per Classroom (State average is 18)

Merrillville Community 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)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Edgar L Miller Elem School
5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN, 46410
KG-04
Henry P Fieler Elem School
407 W 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN, 46410
KG-04
Homer Iddings Elem 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 Elem 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) 16.3% 73.6%
Black 62.0% 12.8%
Hispanic 20.4% 11.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.1% 2.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 61.6% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.2% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.5% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,245 $35,435,220 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $330 $2,229,480 3.0%
Staff $441 $2,979,396 4.1%
General Administration $230 $1,553,880 2.1%
School Administration $552 $3,729,312 5.1%
Operation $1,047 $7,073,532 9.6%
Transportation $747 $5,046,732 6.9%
Other $184 $1,243,104 1.7%
Total Support $3,530 $23,848,680 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,074 $14,011,944 19.1%
Total Expenditures $10,849 $73,295,844 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,378 $5,604,632,737 49.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $434 $452,068,113 4.0%
Staff $345 $359,441,582 3.2%
General Administration $189 $197,340,514 1.7%
School Administration $574 $597,768,831 5.3%
Operation $1,064 $1,108,782,636 9.8%
Transportation $585 $610,047,930 5.4%
Other $358 $373,255,701 3.3%
Total Support $3,549 $3,698,814,054 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $2,035,774,504 18.0%
Total Expenditures $10,880 $11,339,133,389 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%