Merrill High School

1201 North Sales St,

Merrill, WI, 54452-3197

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

1,056 students

Merrill High School serves 1,056 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
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 1056 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,056 students
Merrill High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Merrill High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Merrill High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 19:1 15:1
Merrill High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Merrill High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Merrill High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
n/a
11%
White
96%
73%
Merrill High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.08 0.25
Merrill High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
33%
34%
Merrill High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,128 students has stayed relatively flat 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
9
3
Number of Students Managed 3,128 927
Merrill Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 94%
Merrill Area   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $12 MM
Merrill Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $34 MM $12 MM
Merrill Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Merrill Adult Diploma Academy (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Prairie River Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Headstart And Early Childhood Elementary School (0 miles away)
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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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