Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark

  • Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark serves 494 students in grades 5-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.

School Overview

  • Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark's student population of 494 students has grown by 113% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-10
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2114 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a12:1
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
94%
16%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.110.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merit Preparatory Charter School Of Newark and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerit Preparatory Charter of Newark School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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