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 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% 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 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.31. 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 (1987-2014)
Hispanic
30%
25%
Merrill Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Merrill Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
64%
50%
Merrill Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Merrill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Merrill Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.31
Merrill Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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 (2002-2014)
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 (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,135 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,546 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,351 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Rock Falls Esd 13 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,135 938
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $11 MM
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $10 MM $11 MM
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,546 $11,118
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,351 $11,218
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rock FallsThome Ed School
    Special Education School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 4 students500 East 5th St
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-1026
    0.4KG-124
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Township High School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 658 students101 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3886
    0.89-12658
  • SterlingBi-county Sp Ed Preschool Program
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: PK | 60 students506 West 4th St
    SterlingIL 61081
    (815)622-0858
    1PK60
  • Rock FallsDillon Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 332 students1901 8th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3356
    1KG-2332
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 323 students1701 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)626-2626
    16-8323

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