Merrill Elementary School

  • Merrill Elementary School serves 151 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 41%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Merrill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 38%.

Top Placements

Merrill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

School Overview

  • Merrill Elementary School's student population of 151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,200 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrill Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#642 out of 1200 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:120:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Merrill Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
41%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrill Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.530.56
This chart display the diversity score of Merrill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKlamath County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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