Merkel High School
- Merkel High School's student population of 314 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||314 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||32 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Merkel High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (TX)|
|Overall School Rank (16-17)||#6414 out of 7953 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||70-74%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||50-54%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Merkel Independent School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Merkel Merkel Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 570 students
1512 Sth 5th
Merkel, TX 79536
(325)928-4795 0.2 PK-5 570
- Merkel Merkel Middle School Grades: 6-8 | 284 students
Merkel, TX 79536
(325)928-5511 0.4 6-8 284
- Trent Trent Independent School District Grades: PK-12 | 165 students
12821 E Interstate 20
Trent, TX 79561
(325)862-6125 6.8 PK-12 165
- Dyess Afb Dyess Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 549 students
Dyess Afb, TX 79607
(325)690-3795 12.7 PK-5 549
- Abilene Reagan Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 411 students
5340 Hartford St
Abilene, TX 79605
(325)690-3627 12.9 K-5 411
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