Merrillville school information

Average Test Scores77%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools81,75579,235
Total private schools367524,875
Total post-secondary schools71417,965

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  • The average school test scores in Merrillville are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Merrillville.
  • 87.3% of people in Merrillville have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Merrillville have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Merrillville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Merrillville

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  • Edgar L Miller Elem Sch5901 Waite StGrades: KG - 04Students: 413 · Ratio: 20:181
  • Henry P Fieler Elem Sch407 W 61St AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 429 · Ratio: 20:176
  • Homer Iddings Elem Sch7249 Vanburen StGrades: KG - 04Students: 646 · Ratio: 21:163
  • John Wood Elementary School6100 E 73Rd AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 33 · Ratio: 19:186
  • Jonas E Salk Elem Sch3001 W 77Th AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 634 · Ratio: 22:193
  • Merrillville High Sch276 E 68Th PlGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,396 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Merrillville Intermediate School1400 W 61St AveGrades: 05 - 06Students: 1,076 · Ratio: 24:172
  • Pierce Middle School199 E 70Th PlGrades: 05 - 08Students: 1,128 · Ratio: 20:169

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Education level achieved in Merrillville

Completed 8th grade87.3%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school86.4%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college56.0%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.6%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.2%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters6.7%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Merrillville (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crown Point, IN28,25993%36%
Valparaiso, IN31,74590%32%
Schererville, IN29,08288%29%
Porter, IN4,88388%29%
Munster, IN23,32587%28%
Merrillville, IN35,26277%13%

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University City, MO35,22642%38%
Columbia, TN35,20744%35%
San Juan, TX35,18386%26%
Hobbs, NM35,34339%43%
Tupelo, MS35,34556%17%
Merrillville, IN35,26277%13%
Source: The Merrillville, IN education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.