Merrillville Community School Corp School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 6 public elementary schools serving 3,322 students in Merrillville Community School Corp School District. The top ranked public elementary schools in Merrillville Community School Corp School District are John Wood Elementary School, Jonas E Salk Elementary School and Homer Iddings Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in Merrillville Community School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public elementary school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameMerrillville Community School Corp School District
School District Websitehttp://www.mvsc.k12.in.us/index.htm
School District Phone Number(219) 650-5300
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools6 Schools1,426 Schools
# of Students3,322 Students684,243 Students
# of Teachers189 Teachers38,808 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

Merrillville Community School Corp School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 354 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#226 out of 373 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.52
# of American Indian Students3 Students1,275 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students46 Students16,557 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students696 Students84,393 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
12%
# of Black Students1,897 Students86,712 Students
% Black Students
57%
13%
# of White Students493 Students459,629 Students
% White Students
15%
67%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student566 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students186 Students35,159 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5413,682
# of Students in Kindergarten:42675,937
# of Students in 1st Grade:43576,204
# of Students in 2nd Grade:48376,370
# of Students in 3rd Grade:47678,512
# of Students in 4th Grade:51679,914
# of Students in 5th Grade:45279,805
# of Students in 6th Grade:47979,025
# of Students in 7th Grade:152,193
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 52,811
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 4,052
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 4,729
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 5,320
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 5,405
# of Ungraded Students: - 284

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,357 is higher than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,128 is higher than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$94 MM$16 MM
This chart display total revenue of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$79 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,357$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,128$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Merrillville Community School Corp School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    John Wood Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6100 E 73rd Ave
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 650-5305

    Grades: PK-4 | 343 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Jonas E Salk Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3001 W 77th Ave
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 650-5304

    Grades: K-4 | 636 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Homer Iddings Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7249 Vanburen St
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 650-5302

    Grades: K-4 | 595 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Edgar L Miller Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5901 Waite St
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 650-5303

    Grades: K-4 | 361 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Merrillville Intermediate School Math: 58% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1400 W 61st Ave
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 650-5306

    Grades: 5-7 | 932 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Henry P Fieler Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    407 W 61st Ave
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    (219) 650-5301

    Grades: PK-4 | 455 students
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