Merritt Elementary School serves 650 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Merritt Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Oklahoma for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Oklahoma state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 650 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 20%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in OK
- Math Proficiency: 41% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 41% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OK Dept. of Education
Merritt Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Merritt Elementary School's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Merritt Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,674 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Merritt Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (OK)
Overall Testing Rank
#200 out of 1674 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Merritt Elementary School's ranking?
Merritt Elementary School is ranked #200 out of 1,674 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% OK state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 26% OK state average).
How many students attend Merritt Elementary School?
650 students attend Merritt Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Merritt Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Merritt Elementary School?
Merritt Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 15:1.
What grades does Merritt Elementary School offer ?
Merritt Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Merritt Elementary School part of?
Merritt Elementary School is part of Merritt School District.
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