Merton Primary

  • Merton Primary serves 472 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Merton Primary placed in the top 1% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Merton Primary's student population of 472 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Merton Primary is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Merton Primary is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rankn/a
28%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merton Primary and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Merton Primary and the percentage of Asian public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merton Primary and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Merton Primary and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
97%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merton Primary and the percentage of White public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Merton Primary and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merton Primary.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.060.26
This chart display the diversity score of Merton Primary and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merton Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merton Primary and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerton Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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