Merriman Park Elementary School

  • Merriman Park Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Merriman Park Elementary School's student population of 560 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students560 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Merriman Park Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Merriman Park Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Merriman Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merriman Park Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#3022 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
21%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
47%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merriman Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.650.41
This chart display the diversity score of Merriman Park Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merriman Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichardson Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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