Merrill Elementary School

Merrill Elementary School serves 328 students in grades 3 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Merrill Elementary School operates within the Rock Falls Esd 13 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 328 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 328 students
Merrill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Merrill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Merrill Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Merrill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Merrill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
30%
25%
Merrill Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Merrill Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
64%
50%
Merrill Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Merrill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.66
Merrill Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
78%
47%
Merrill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
3%
Merrill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Rock Falls Esd 13 School District's student population of 1,125 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,546 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Rock Falls Esd 13 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,125 849
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM n/a
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $10 MM n/a
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,546 n/a
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,351 n/a
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Thome Ed School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thome Ed School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thome Ed School (0.4 miles away)
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  • Rock FallsThome Ed SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: KG-12 | 4 students
    0.4 miles
    500 East 5th St
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-1026
    0.4KG-124
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Township High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 658 students
    0.8 miles
    101 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3886
    0.89-12658
  • SterlingBi-county Sp Ed Preschool ProgramSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 60 students
    1 miles
    506 West 4th St
    SterlingIL 61081
    (815)622-0858
    1PK60
  • Rock FallsDillon Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 332 students
    1 miles
    1901 8th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3356
    1KG-2332
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 323 students
    1 miles
    1701 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)626-2626
    16-8323

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