Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School

  • Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School serves 553 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the New York state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the New York state average of 37%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.

School Overview

  • Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School's student population of 553 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
This chart display total students of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
31%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)
21%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
90%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.190.71
This chart display the diversity score of Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMerrick Academy-Queens Public Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Merrick Academy-queens Public Charter School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about whether or not public school students are prepared to enter into the "real world" upon graduation, and how schools are changing their curriculum to meet changing economic needs.
Many school districts are hiking up the price of school lunches this year. We’ll take a look at some of the reasons for the trend, including the child nutritional bill that President Obama signed into law last year.
There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.