Merrillville Intermediate School

  • Merrillville Intermediate School serves 932 students in grades 5-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Merrillville Intermediate School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Merrillville Intermediate School's student population of 932 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-7
Total Students932 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merrillville Intermediate School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merrillville Intermediate School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#780 out of 1762 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
20%
12%
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Black
63%
12%
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White
13%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.550.51
This chart display the diversity score of Merrillville Intermediate School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrillville Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrillville Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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