5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN 46410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Edgar L Miller Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Edgar L Miller Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Edgar L Miller Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Edgar L Miller Elementary School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Edgar L Miller Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Edgar L Miller Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#699 out of 1757 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
19%
12%
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Black
68%
13%
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White
7%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50 (Top 30%)

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