Top 5 Best Merrillville Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 6,753 students in Merrillville, IN. Merrillville has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Indiana.
The top ranked public schools in Merrillville, IN are John Wood Elementary School, Jonas E Salk Elementary School and Edgar L Miller Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Merrillville, IN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Indiana public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Merrillville have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public school average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Merrillville, IN Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John Wood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6100 E 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5305
Grades: PK-4
| 343 students
Rank: #22.
Jonas E Salk Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3001 W 77th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5304
Grades: K-4
| 636 students
Rank: #33.
Edgar L Miller Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5303
Grades: K-4
| 361 students
Rank: #44.
Merrillville Intermediate School
Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 W 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5306
Grades: 5-7
| 932 students
Rank: #55.
Homer Iddings Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7249 Vanburen St
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5302
Grades: K-4
| 595 students
Rank: #66.
Merrillville High School
Math: 15% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(6)
276 E 68th Pl
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5307
Grades: 9-12
| 2,182 students
Rank: #77.
Henry P Fieler Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
407 W 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5301
Grades: PK-4
| 455 students
Rank: #88.
Pierce Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
199 E 70th Pl
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5308
Grades: 7-8
| 1,024 students
Rank: #99.
Higher Institute Of Arts & Technical
Charter School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5861 Harrison Street
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 359-1522
Grades: K-6
| 225 students

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