Merrill Middle School serves 601 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 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 601 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 42%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 35-39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Merrill Middle School's student population of 601 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Merrill Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Merrill Middle School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#491 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Merrill Middle School's ranking?
Merrill Middle School is ranked #491 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Merrill Middle School?
601 students attend Merrill Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Merrill Middle School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Merrill Middle School?
Merrill Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Merrill Middle School offer ?
Merrill Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Merrill Middle School part of?
Merrill Middle School is part of School District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C.
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