Merryville High School

7061 Highway 110 West

Merryville, LA 70653
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (337)825-8046
  • Merryville High School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Merryville High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Merryville High School operates within the Beauregard Parish School District.
  • Beauregard Parish School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

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School Overview

  • Merryville High School's student population of 501 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has grown by 56% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students501 students
Merryville High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Merryville High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Merryville High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeMerryville High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Merryville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merryville High School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
70%
Student : Teacher Ratio8:113:1
Merryville High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Merryville High School American Indian Students (2002-2013)
Asian
n/a
2%
Merryville High School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Merryville High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
9%
44%
Merryville High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
86%
45%
Merryville High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Merryville High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMerryville High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.250.35
Merryville High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
Merryville High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
54%
Merryville High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
Merryville High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Merryville High School is Beauregard Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Beauregard Parish School District's student population of 5,969 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 86% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,063 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,450 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameBeauregard Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    12
    2
    Number of Students Managed5,9691,095
    Beauregard Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    71%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    92%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$61 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$58 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,063$24,719
    District Spending / Student$9,450$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Singer Singer High School
      Grades: PK-12 | 361 students
      9.5 miles
      153 Highway 110 East
      Singer, LA 70660
      (337)463-5908
      9.5 PK-12 361
    • Newton Newton High School
      Grades: 9-12 | 289 students
      13.4 miles
      2812 Hwy 190 E
      Newton, TX 75966
      (409)379-4731
      13.4 9-12 289
    • Newton Newton Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 217 students
      13.6 miles
      2814 Hwy 190 E
      Newton, TX 75966
      (409)379-8324
      13.6 6-8 217
    • Newton Newton Elementary School
      Grades: PK-5 | 515 students
      15.0 miles
      416 E St
      Newton, TX 75966
      (409)379-2491
      15.0 PK-5 515
    • Deridder Deridder High School
      Grades: 8-12 | 814 students
      15.8 miles
      723 O'neal Street
      Deridder, LA 70634
      (337)463-3266
      15.8 8-12 814

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