Top 5 Best Merrillville Public Elementary Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 3,547 students in Merrillville, IN. The top ranked public elementary 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 elementary schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Elementary schools in Merrillville have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Indiana public elementary schools.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Indiana public elementary school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Merrillville, IN Public Elementary 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.
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: #77.
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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