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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Merkel Independent School District is a public school district located in Merkel, TX. It has 1,105 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 70% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
About Merkel Independent School District...
Address
300 Ash
Merkel, TX 79536
Telephone
(325) 928-5813
Website

Merkel Independent School District Rankings

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High Schools in Merkel Independent School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1080
13 responses
Average ACT
22
21 responses

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,105
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.6%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,667
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$11,546,000
Expenses Per Student
$17,520/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    5%

Merkel Independent School District Reviews

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I love Merkel and the family feeling you get where you are there. The teachers care about their students, the administration cares about the education and safety of all those in the school. My family has all gone to Merkel and I am proud to carry on the tradition.
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