Welcome to Merrillville High School: Home of the Pirates, Success is the Only Option
Check out some of our recent accomplisments
MHS Receives National Recognition by COSEBOC(Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color).
Recognized as Model School by the ICLE (International Center for Leadership in Education)
Merrillville High School receives Bronze Rating as One of Nations Best High Schools by US News and World Report
INDIANA DISTRICT 1 AWARDS
Mike Krutz named IASP District 1 Principal of the Year.
Amy Beckham named as District 1 High School Athletic Director of the Year
Jeff Fairbairn named as District 1 Middle School Athletic Director of the Year.
Coach Joe O’Connell IHSAA Offensive Coordinator of the Year
Coach Zac Wells inducted into St. Joe Hall of Fame
Merrillville High School Mission Statement
Merrillville High School fosters an environment whereby students, faculty, parents and the community interact to provide educational opportunities, empowering students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. -Adopted by the faculty, students and parents of Merrillville High School, 1995
In these halls, students and adults of all ages and diversity come together.
We emphasize Rigor, Relevance, Relationships and Resiliency
to prepare our students for graduation requirementsand the world beyond.
Faculty, staff, administration and our community take pride
in helping our students realize their dreams and work together
as a team to focus on theimportance of a quality education.