Merritt Elementary School (Closed 2015)
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-79% (which was lower than the Alabama state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-89% (which was approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 85%) for the 2010-11 school year.
Total Students (10-11)
Total Classroom Teachers (10-11)
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(10-11)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races(10-11)
Eligible for Free Lunch (10-11)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (06-07)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education
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