Merino Junior Senior High School

  • Merino Junior Senior High School serves 147 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Merino Junior Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Merino Junior Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Merino Junior Senior High School's student population of 147 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students147 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merino Junior Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,704 schools in Colorado (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merino Junior Senior High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#354 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
90%
53%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.39
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Graduation Rate≥80%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. Re-4 Buffalo School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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