Merrill Middle School

1551 South Monroe Street
Denver, CO 80210
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Merrill Middle School serves 567 students in grades 6-8.
Merrill Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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 567 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students567 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Merrill Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Merrill Middle School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#495 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
34%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
52%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Merrill Middle School is South High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Rocky Mountain School Of Expeditionary Learning (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creativity Challenge Community (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Creativity Challenge Community Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 303 students
    0.0 miles
    1551 S. Monroe St
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-0630
    0 K-5 303
  • Denver Cory Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 1-5 | 409 students
    0.2 miles
    1550 South Steele Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-8380
    0.2 1-5 409
  • Denver Ellis Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
    0.7 miles
    1651 South Dahlia Street
    Denver, CO 80222
    (720) 424-7700
    0.7 PK-5 446
  • Denver University Park Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 433 students
    1.0 miles
    2300 South St Paul Street
    Denver, CO 80210
    (720) 424-3410
    1 K-5 433
  • Denver Stephen Knight Center For Early Education
    Grades: PK-K | 320 students
    1.1 miles
    3245 East Exposition Avenue
    Denver, CO 80209
    (720) 424-6500
    1.1 PK-K 320

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