Merrill Elementary School

Merrill Elementary School serves 328 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 328 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 328 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 13:1
Hispanic
31%
24%
Black
1%
19%
White
64%
50%
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.30
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.
64%
45%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,286 students has grown by 22% over five years.
School District Name Rock Falls Esd 13 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,286 932
District Total Revenue $9 MM $10 MM
District Spending $9 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,799 $10,546
District Spending / Student $8,775 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rock Falls Township High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rock Falls Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dillon Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Township High School
    101 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3886
    0.8 mi | 649 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Rock FallsDillon Elementary School
    1901 8th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-3356
    1 mi | 323 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • Rock FallsRock Falls Middle School
    1701 12th Ave
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)626-2626
    1 mi | 310 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SterlingBi-county Sp Ed Preschool Program
    Special Education School
    506 West 4th St
    SterlingIL 61081
    (815)622-0858
    Special Education School

    1 mi | 59 students | Gr. PK                      
  • Rock FallsEast Coloma Elementary School District 12
    1602 Dixon Rd
    Rock FallsIL 61071
    (815)625-4400
    1.4 mi | 245 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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