Merrillville Community School District

  • 6701 DELAWARE ST
  • MERRILLVILLE, IN 46410
  • (219) 650-5300
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate79.9%74.1%
Dropout Rate2.5%1.7%
Per Pupil Spending$7,830$8,993
Students Per Teacher20.516.7
Number of Schools8-
Number of Students7,021-
Number of (FTE) Teachers342-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment7,02120.5
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students41
Kindergarten Students434
1st Grade Students512
2nd Grade Students487
3rd Grade Students516
4th Grade Students534
5th Grade Students515
6th Grade Students531
7th Grade Students561
8th Grade Students564
9th Grade Students623
10th Grade Students556
11th Grade Students566
12th Grade Students543
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native11
Asian or Pacific Islander82
Hispanic855
Black (Non-Hispanic)3,934
White (Non-Hispanic)1,483
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male3,228
Female3,137

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers34220.5
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers19-
Elementary Teachers159-
Secondary Teachers164-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides87
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors6
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors9
Elementary-
Secondary9
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians4
Library Support Staff6
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff243
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators5
LEA Administrative Support Staff2
School Administrators16
School Administrative Support Staff40
Student Support Services6
Other Support Services Staff174

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$92,164,000-
Total Local Revenues$58,530,00063.5%
Property Tax$40,243,00043.7%
Other School Systems$59,0000.06%
Cities and Counties$2,243,0002.4%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$503,0000.5%
School Lunch$1,381,0001.5%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$734,0000.8%
District Activity Receipts$205,0000.2%
Non-Specified$433,0000.5%
Rents and Royalties$56,0000.06%
Sale of Property$2,800,0003.0%
Interest Earnings$802,0000.9%
Private Contributions$84,0000.09%
Miscellaneous$8,987,0009.8%
Total State Revenues$31,680,00034.4%
General Formula Assistance$25,998,00028.2%
Special Education Programs$134,0000.1%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$212,0000.2%
Bilingual Education Programs$25,0000.03%
Gifted and Talented Programs$57,0000.06%
School Lunch Programs$25,0000.03%
Other Programs$1,287,0001.4%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$3,669,0004.0%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$273,0000.3%
Total Federal Revenues$1,954,0002.1%
Through State - Title I$309,0000.3%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$13,0000.01%
Through State - Title V, Part A$4,0000.00%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$1,343,0001.5%
Through State - Other$48,0000.05%
Non-Specified$237,0000.3%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$55,388,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$33,743,00060.9%
Total Support Services Expenditures$18,758,00033.9%
Student Support$1,269,0001.4%
Instructional Staff Support$2,319,0002.5%
General Administration Support$1,268,0001.4%
School Administration Support$3,375,0003.7%
Operation and Maintenance Support$5,580,0006.1%
Student Transportation Support$4,068,0004.4%
Other Support Services$879,0001.0%
Total Other Expenditures$2,887,0005.2%
Food Services$2,887,0003.1%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 79.9%
Total Diploma Count 468
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-12582.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Merrillville Community School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 8
  • Students: 7,021
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 342
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EDGAR L MILLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN
Public | KG-4
415 16.3

1 out of 5
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HENRY P FIELER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
407 West 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN
Public | KG-4
446 18.5

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HOMER IDDINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7249 Vanburen St
Merrillville, IN
Public | KG-4
691 17.9

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JOHN WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6100 East 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN
Public | PK-4
370 18.9

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JONAS E SALK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3001 West 77th Ave
Merrillville, IN
Public | KG-4
602 20.5

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MERRILLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
276 East 68th Place
Merrillville, IN
Public | 9-12
2,288 20.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
MERRILLVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
1400 West 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN
Public | 5-6
1,046 22.9

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PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL
199 East 70th Place
Merrillville, IN
Public | 7-8
1,125 21.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
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