Merrill Elementary School

  • Merrill Elementary School serves 333 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Merrill Elementary School operates within the Rock Falls Esd 13 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 333 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 333 students
Merrill Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Merrill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Merrill Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Merrill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Merrill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
5%
Merrill Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
25%
Merrill Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
n/a
17%
Merrill Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
n/a
49%
Merrill Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Merrill Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Merrill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.67
Merrill Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
52%
Merrill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Merrill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • Rock Falls Esd 13 School District's student population of 1,136 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,577 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,123 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Rock Falls Esd 13 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,136 753
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $12 MM
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $12 MM $11 MM
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,577 $16,005
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,123 $14,988
Rock Falls Esd 13 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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