Merritt Elementary School vs. Ballard Elementary School
Should I attend Merritt Elementary School or Ballard Elementary School? Visitors of our site frequently compare these two schools. Compare the two schools' rankings, test scores, reviews and more to help you determine which school is the best choice for you.
Merritt Elementary School serves 276 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).
Ballard Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ballard Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).
% Male | % Female
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51% | 49%
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
Overall Testing Rank
#1670 out of 3120 schools in MI
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(Top 50% in MI)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(Bottom 50% in MI)
Students by Grade
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Students by Ethnicity
% American Indian
% Two or more races
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