Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School (Closed 2014)

  • Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School served 468 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 38% (which was lower than the California state average of 59%) for the 2012-2013 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 47% (which was lower than the California state average of 57%) for the 2012-2013 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 was higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School operated within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students468 students
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender %Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by GradeAlliance Richard Merkin Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)
38%
59%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)
47%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio28:124:1
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Hispanic
97%
54%
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
3%
6%
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Black Students (2006-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsAlliance Richard Merkin Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.64
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
50%
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1,020
4
Number of Students Managed633,1651,585
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
28%
37%
District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
38%
48%
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$18 MM
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
District Revenue / Student$12,871$11,049
District Spending / Student$14,853$11,340
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
Recent Articles
Cell phone policies are changing at schools across the country, and some are even embracing the technology to enhance the learning experience or improve student safety.
Childhood obesity rates continue to climb. While many public schools have implemented policies and programs to combat the problem, there is always more to be done. Keep reading to learn what schools are doing to prevent obesity and how you can help.
Food allergies are no laughing matter and it doesn't take long for them to become dangerous. Keep reading to learn how to keep your child safe at school if he has a food allergy.