Students enrolled 1042
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School leader Ms Lisa Patrick
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District Merrillville Community School
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1400 West 61st Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410

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(219) 650-5306
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4 stars
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January 13, 2014
Absolutely Great Teachers are Good and has a strict policy about bullying ,my children loved their 5th&6th grade year here !

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August 20, 2011
Terrible year so far. Utter confusion. Lack of experience. My son has a sub for a months!

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May 13, 2011
My daughter is in 5th grade at MIS...I feel the school has sooo much for its kids and really focuses on the kids. They have a great discpline policy and academic program.

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March 31, 2009
My daughter began 5th grade in Fall of 2008 @ MIS. We heard more negative than positive things about the school which was sad since most of it seemed to rumor. I know there are problems with every school, however the teachers have been great, both in teaching and communicating, Mrs. Renner is readily available to listen to any issuses. Only issue I have with MIS is the lunch time and the chaos that goes with it. By the time everyone is served the last kids seem to only have 2-3 minutes to eat. When the students are unruly everyone suffers. Sad that these days many (not all) students feel some sense of entitlement and do whatever they please. Parents need to work with the faculty and accept that no one is perfect including their own child. Bottome line, MIS is a great school!

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no rating March 10, 2008
Child are expected to act as mindless robots on a daily basis and the school answer to normal behavior is detention, detention, detention. Please, as educated professionals, can't you find a more productive way of teaching and challenging our children than by dismissing them and making them feel as if they are insignificant and not worth the time.

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- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2005
Your children must not be minorities, because if they are you won't get much help from the teachers.

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January 05, 2005
My son has been a student at MIS since September. I am completely satisfied & overjoyed that he is in a good school. His teachers are very caring and if there is a problem they are right on it. The communication is A+. He has learned more this year than at the private school I took him out of. I would recommend MIS and the town of Merrillville to anyone looking for a new community to live in. I don't regret my decision to leave my old community at all.

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June 13, 2004
My child is very happy at this school. Last year at Iddings my child was struggling and he received no support or help from his teacher. Too many children in each class and quite frankly the teacher should have not been teaching. She was near retirement age and not well physically to be in a classroom . This year my son had an excellent teacher and he made the honor roll each semester and even the high honor roll. My son is doing excellent in this school.

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Merrillville Intermediate School
1400 West 61st Avenue, Merrillville, IN  46410
(219) 650-5306
Last modified Merrillville Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 5-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Merrillville Intermediate School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews.