518 Indian River Road
Addison, ME 04606
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Daniel W Merritt School serves 90 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 70-79% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 81%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Maine state average of 85%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 12% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 90 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Daniel W Merritt School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Daniel W Merritt School's student population of 90 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
90 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.18, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 524 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
70-79%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
80-89%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
3%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
90%
88%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.18
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Daniel W Merritt School's ranking?

Daniel W Merritt School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What schools are Daniel W Merritt School often compared to?

Daniel W Merritt Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Harrington Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 80-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).

How many students attend Daniel W Merritt School?

90 students attend Daniel W Merritt School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

90% of Daniel W Merritt School students are White, and 10% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Daniel W Merritt School?

Daniel W Merritt School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Maine state average of 11:1.

What grades does Daniel W Merritt School offer ?

Daniel W Merritt School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

What school district is Daniel W Merritt School part of?

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 90 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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