Merrill High School

  • Merrill High School serves 803 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Merrill High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Merrill High School's student population of 803 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students803 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrill High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrill High School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1586 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merrill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merrill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Merrill High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Merrill High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Merrill High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merrill High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Merrill High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
96%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrill High School and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrill High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.080.49
This chart display the diversity score of Merrill High School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Merrill High School and public school graduation rate of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merrill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrill Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Merrill High School is Bridges Virtual Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
It doesn't say when the school is bulit, but it should. Otherwise its a good school.
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I am a student at Merrill Senior High School, and i must say that the way they run there school is greater than any school i attended. they do there best to make their school a safe enviroment for students, and offer alot of activities for us students to enjoy. i strongly recomend would recomend this school.
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