Daniel W Merritt School
Daniel W Merritt School serves 96 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Daniel W Merritt School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Daniel W Merritt School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Daniel W Merritt School's student population of 96 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Daniel W Merritt School is ranked within the top 20% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Daniel W Merritt School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 524 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education
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