Average Teacher Salary in Merrillville Community School

The average teacher salary in Merrillville Community School is $51,932.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,470 $18,120 $21,470 $26,490 $30,680 $37,090
Kindergarten $45,850 $30,060 $34,820 $43,420 $55,050 $64,810
Elementary $56,900 $32,890 $41,120 $53,620 $68,770 $89,130
Middle school $61,040 $35,790 $43,170 $56,650 $76,730 $96,750
High school $68,400 $39,290 $48,100 $64,840 $87,000 $105,200

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General Facts

  • Staff: 697
  • Full time teachers: 342
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 20 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 87
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 159
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 19
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 164
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,021

Financial Statistics for Merrillville Community School

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $44,868,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,846,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,806,000
  • Total revenue: $76,520,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $30,369,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $29,759,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $18,486,000
  • Expenditures per student: $911,000
  • Total expenditures: $80,164,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $15,319,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $400,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Merrillville Community School

Elementary Schools within the Merrillville Community School

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Edgar L Miller Elementary School
5901 Waite St
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5303
  • Total: 439
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 101
18 to 1 25 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Henry P Fieler Elementary School
407 West 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5301
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 73
18 to 1 23 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Homer Iddings Elementary School
7249 Vanburen St
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5302
  • Total: 721
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 162
  • 2nd grade: 151
  • 3rd grade: 157
  • 4th grade: 145
19 to 1 39 Kindergarten 4th Grade
John Wood Elementary School
6100 East 73rd Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5305
  • Total: 377
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 68
20 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Jonas E Salk Elementary School
3001 West 77th Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5304
  • Total: 561
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 120
21 to 1 27 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Merrillville Intermediate School
1400 West 61st Ave
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5306
  • Total: 1,081
  • 5th grade: 519
  • 6th grade: 562
25 to 1 44 5th Grade 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Merrillville Community School

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Pierce Middle School
199 East 70th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5308
  • Total: 1,179
  • 7th grade: 565
  • 8th grade: 614
21 to 1 56 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Merrillville Community School

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Merrillville High School
276 East 68th Place
Merrillville, IN 46410
219-650-5307
  • Total: 2,241
  • 9th grade: 555
  • 10th grade: 572
  • 11th grade: 540
  • 12th grade: 574
21 to 1 109 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,716
  • Median family income: $58,520
  • Median male income: $37,334
  • Median female income: $21,181
  • Median income of a renter: $34,869
  • Median income of a home owner: $57,062
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,005 1,800 2,495 3,860 1,215

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