Merrillville Intermediate School



Merrillville Intermediate School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Merrillville Intermediate School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 505
6 537
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Merrillville Intermediate School is a public elementary school located in Merrillville, IN in the Merrillville Community School District. It enrolls 1,042 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 22.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,042
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46

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Merrillville Intermediate School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 530
(51%)
2,201
(49%)
 Male 512
(49%)
2,322
(51%)

Merrillville Intermediate School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 607
(58%)
2,513
(56%)
 Hispanic 191
(18%)
899
(20%)
 White 153
(15%)
770
(17%)
 Two or More 80
(8%)
284
(6%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
48
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Merrillville Intermediate School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 551
(53%)
2,342
(52%)
 Not Eligible 379
(36%)
1,731
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(11%)
450
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Merrillville Intermediate School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.6%) is slightly 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.

Merrillville Intermediate School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1030
2006 1052
2007 1004
2008 986
2009 948
2010 1076
2011 1051
2012 1042

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.5
2006 N/A
2007 22.8
2008 22.4
2009 20.7
2010 23.4
2011 20.6
2012 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42233009708738
2006 0.4648288973384
2007 0.45418326693227
2008 0.53042596348884
2009 0.60021097046414
2010 0.59293680297398
2011 0.62131303520457
2012 0.6362763915547

Compare Merrillville Intermediate School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 63.6%
 

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Public 05 - 06 1,042 22.7:1  
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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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