Merryville High School

  • Merryville High School serves 509 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Merryville High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Merryville High School's student population of 509 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merryville High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#635 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
10%
44%
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White
83%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.300.61
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Graduation Rate≥80%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeauregard Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Merryville High School is Singer High School (9.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Singer Singer High School
    Grades: PK-12 | 344 students
    9.5 miles
    153 Highway 110 East
    Singer, LA 70660
    (337)463-5908
    9.5 PK-12 344
  • Newton Newton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
    13.4 miles
    2812 Hwy 190 E
    Newton, TX 75966
    (409)379-4731
    13.4 9-12 297
  • Newton Newton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 205 students
    13.6 miles
    2814 Hwy 190 E
    Newton, TX 75966
    (409)379-8324
    13.6 6-8 205
  • Newton Newton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 524 students
    15.0 miles
    416 E St
    Newton, TX 75966
    (409)379-2491
    15.0 PK-5 524
  • Deridder Deridder High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 766 students
    15.8 miles
    723 O'neal Street
    Deridder, LA 70634
    (337)463-3266
    15.8 8-12 766

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