Ada Merritt K-8 Center

  • Ada Merritt K-8 Center serves 743 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ada Merritt K-8 Center placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ada Merritt K-8 Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Ada Merritt K-8 Center's student population of 743 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ada Merritt K-8 Center is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ada Merritt K-8 Center is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#37 out of 3633 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
33%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
24%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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