660 Sw 3rd St
Miami, FL 33130
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ada Merritt K-8 Center serves 743 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Ada Merritt K-8 Center placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 92% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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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 Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
Last Day of School
June 08, 2022 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Ada Merritt K-8 Center is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#54 out of 3628 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Ada Merritt is a wonderful school. They have the best of the best teachers and staff in Miami-Dade County.
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5  
Even though the class work is difficult, The children are there to learn and Ada Merrit's teachers are very good at teaching. Ada Merrit also has an amazing Spanish program. .
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 743 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 92% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Btm 50%)

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