Public Schools in Merrillville, Indiana

There are 8 Public Schools in Merrillville, Indiana, serving a population of 35,183 people in an area of 34 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 4,397 people, and 1 Public School per 4 square miles.

In Indiana, Merrillville is ranked 402nd of 865 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 404th of 865 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Merrillville Public Schools

Find Merrillville, Indiana public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Edgar L Miller Elementary School 5901 Waite Street Merrillville, IN

Henry P Fieler Elementary School 407 West 61st Avenue Merrillville, IN

Homer Iddings Elementary School 7249 Van Buren Street Merrillville, IN

John Wood Elementary School 6100 East 73rd Avenue Merrillville, IN

Jonas E Salk Elementary School 3001 West 77th Avenue Merrillville, IN

Merrillville High School 276 East 68th Place Merrillville, IN

Merrillville Intermediate School 1400 West 61st Avenue Merrillville, IN

Pierce Middle School 199 East 70th Place Merrillville, IN

About Merrillville Public Schools

Merrillville Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Merrillville, IN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Indiana, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Merrillville Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Merrillville school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Merrillville Public School Statistics

Find Merrillville Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Merrillville Public School Enrollment
 MerrillvilleLake County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment244 (67.0%)5,694 (69.7%)
Kindergarten Enrollment590 (92.8%)5,537 (86.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,096 (82.9%)23,533 (87.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,656 (84.5%)23,943 (89.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,672 (86.5%)25,164 (89.3%)
Merrillville Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 MerrillvilleLake County
Less than 9th Grade Education579 (2.4%)13,928 (4.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,336 (5.6%)25,075 (7.7%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)8,048 (33.6%)113,733 (34.8%)