Merrill Middle School

  • Merrill Middle School serves 554 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is equal to the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

Merrill Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Merrill Middle School's student population of 554 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrill Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrill Middle School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#697 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merrill Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merrill Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
11%
5%
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White
51%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrill Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrill Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.620.60
This chart display the diversity score of Merrill Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrill Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District Name No. 1 in the county of Denver and State of C School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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