Edgar L Miller Elementary School



Edgar L Miller Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edgar L Miller Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 77
2 69
3 85
4 79
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edgar L Miller Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Merrillville, IN in the Merrillville Community School District. It enrolls 378 students in grades 1st through 12th. Edgar L Miller Elementary School is the 704th largest public school in Indiana and the 33,834th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 378
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,834th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 704th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 370th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 599th out of 1,125

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Edgar L Miller Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 200
(53%)
2,322
(51%)
 Female 178
(47%)
2,201
(49%)

Edgar L Miller Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 250
(66%)
2,513
(56%)
 Hispanic 74
(20%)
899
(20%)
 White 27
(7%)
770
(17%)
 Two or More 23
(6%)
284
(6%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
48
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Edgar L Miller Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(63%)
2,342
(52%)
 Not Eligible 120
(32%)
1,731
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(5%)
450
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Edgar L Miller Elementary School is ranked 441st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Edgar L Miller Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.3%) is higher than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Edgar L Miller Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 504
2006 427
2007 403
2008 401
2009 380
2010 413
2011 387
2012 378

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 N/A
2007 15.4
2008 16.1
2009 15
2010 19.8
2011 16.1
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41269841269841
2006 0.57142857142857
2007 0.6302729528536
2008 0.6783042394015
2009 0.69210526315789
2010 0.70217917675545
2011 0.68217054263566
2012 0.68253968253968

Compare Edgar L Miller Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 68.3%
 

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Public KG - 04 378 16.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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