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  • Jonas E Salk Elementary School
  • 3001 W 77th Ave, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 660
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
76%
  • Merrillville High School
  • 276 E 68th Pl, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,228
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
71%
  • Homer Iddings Elementary School
  • 7249 Vanburen St, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 540
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
65%
  • Edgar L Miller Elementary School
  • 5901 Waite St, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 355
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
58%
  • Merrillville Intermediate School
  • 1400 W 61st Ave, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: 5 - 6 · Students: 1,006
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
47%
  • Henry P Fieler Elementary School
  • 407 W 61st Ave, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 450
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
47%
  • Pierce Middle School
  • 199 E 70th Pl, Merrillville
  • Merrillville Community School
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 1,070
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Merrillville school information

IndexMerrillvilleIndianaNational
Average Test Scores63%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:122:116:1
Total public schools81,75579,221
Total private schools367524,874
Total post-secondary schools71417,963
The Merrillville, IN educational system consists of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Merrillville public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 5% lower than than the Indiana average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Merrillville public schools is 19:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 22.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Merrillville

IndexMerrillvilleIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade89.6%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college58.1%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.7%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

Merrillville, IN School Districts

Merrillville Community School

There are a total of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools in Merrillville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Merrillville, IN schools is 63%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Merrillville, IN, an average of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Merrillville schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Merrillville, IN schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winfield, IN5,23385%73%
Munster, IN23,10383%69%
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Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN6,93282%67%
Valparaiso, IN32,27180%64%
Merrillville, IN35,26863%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Roseville, MN35,25453%7%
Torrington, CT35,22736%26%
Oak Creek, WI35,21857%15%
Olney, MD35,33651%3%
Mooresville, NC35,38765%31%
Merrillville, IN35,26863%28%
Source: The Merrillville, IN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.