Merkel Intermediate School (Closed 2018)

  • Merkel Intermediate School served 168 students in grades 3-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Merkel Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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Merkel Intermediate School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 3-4
Total Students168 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#6105 out of 7888 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
75%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
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4%
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Hispanic
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52%
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Black
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13%
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White
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28%
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Hawaiian
100%
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score0.000.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerkel Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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