Merrillville High School

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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More
Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
13%
State avg: 35%
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English
45%
State avg: 59%
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College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
878
State avg: 989
Average ACT score
20
State avg: 22
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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
62%
Hispanic
18%
White
14%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
381 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
276 East 68th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
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