Merrillville Community School Corp School District

6701 Delaware St
Merrillville, IN 46410
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Merrillville Community School Corp School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Indiana for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 2,004 students in Merrillville Community School Corp School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Indiana.
Public High School in Merrillville Community School Corp School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Indiana public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 56% statewide average).
Public High School in Merrillville Community School Corp School District have a Graduation Rate of 91%, which is more than the Indiana average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Merrillville High School, with 91% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Indiana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public high school average of 34% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (IN)
# Schools
8 Schools
494 Schools
# Students
6,055 Students
361,072 Students
# Teachers
421 Teachers
22,708 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Merrillville Community School Corp School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 391 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has increased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IN)
#278 out of 392 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Merrillville Community School Corp  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
36%
43%
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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
87%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.55
0.53
# American Indian Students
7 Students
674 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
41 Students
8,794 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,199 Students
48,510 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
13%
# Black Students
3,823 Students
46,573 Students
% Black Students
63%
13%
# White Students
647 Students
239,399 Students
% White Students
11%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
319 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
336 Students
16,803 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
124
304
# Students in K Grade:
385
1,220
# Students in 1st Grade:
413
1,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
444
1,280
# Students in 3rd Grade:
380
1,308
# Students in 4th Grade:
404
1,371
# Students in 5th Grade:
430
1,680
# Students in 6th Grade:
468
3,850
# Students in 7th Grade:
465
11,920
# Students in 8th Grade:
538
12,809
# Students in 9th Grade:
509
83,530
# Students in 10th Grade:
495
80,978
# Students in 11th Grade:
492
78,799
# Students in 12th Grade:
507
79,154
# Ungraded Students:
1
1,591

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,465 is higher than the state median of $13,179. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,483 is less than the state median of $12,810. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IN)
Total Revenue
$82 MM
$13,615 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$76 MM
$13,234 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,465
$13,179
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,483
$12,810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Merrillville Community School Corp  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Merrillville Community School Corp School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Merrillville High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
276 E 68th Pl
Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 650-5307
Grades: 9-12
| 2,004 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,055 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 91% (Btm 50% in IN)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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