Merrill High School

1201 North Sales St

Merrill, WI 54452-3197

Tel: (715)536-4594
Grades: 9-12

1,014 students

Merrill High School serves 1,014 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Merrill High School operates within the Merrill Area School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the WI state average of 94%.

Overview

The student population of 1014 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,014 students
Merrill High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Merrill High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Merrill High School 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 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Merrill High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
98%
72%
Merrill High School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Merrill High School Sch Ethnicity Merrill High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.04 0.25
Merrill High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
32%
35%
Merrill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
6%
Merrill High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,702 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Merrill Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 3,702 902
Merrill Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 100% 94%
Merrill Area   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $12 MM
District Spending $34 MM $12 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,822 $12,827
Merrill Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,145 $12,642
Merrill Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bridges Virtual Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bridges Virtual Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Headstart And Early Childhood Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MerrillHeadstart And Early Childhood Elementary School
    W4165 Hwy 64
    MerrillWI 54452
    (715)536-2392
    0 mi | 223 students | Gr. PK                      
  • MerrillBridges Virtual Academy
    Charter School
    1111 North Sales St
    MerrillWI 54452
    (715)536-9593
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 456 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • MerrillWashington Elementary School
    1900 East 6th St
    MerrillWI 54452
    (715)536-2373
    0.3 mi | 318 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MerrillMerrill Adult Diploma Academy
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1101 North Mill St
    MerrillWI 54452
    (715)536-1431
    Alternative School
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 11 students | Gr. 12                      
  • MerrillPrairie River Middle School
    106 North Polk St
    MerrillWI 54452
    (715)536-9593
    1.5 mi | 560 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - It doesn't say when the school is bulit, but it should. Otherwise its a good school. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended November 04, 2007 - I am a student at Merrill Senior High School, and i must say that the way they run there school is greater than any school i attended. they do there best to make their school a safe enviroment for students, and offer alot of activities for us students to enjoy. i strongly recomend would recomend this school. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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