7061 Highway 110 West
Merryville, LA 70653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Merryville High School serves 509 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Merryville High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

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Merryville High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

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School Overview

Merryville High School's student population of 509 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Merryville High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Merryville High School is 0.30, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#480 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
10%
43%
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White
83%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Btm 50%)

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